Life-extending Technologies (Pergamon policy studies on science and technology)

by J. Gordon

Publisher: Elsevier

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Aging baby boomers and advances in life-saving and life-extending technologies will increase the demand for healthcare and nursing. Additionally, the Affordable Care Act, which expands access to healthcare for millions of Americans, has further increase the demand, although with the election of Donald J. Trump, this increase may not be sustained.   Personhood is considered at once a sign of legal-political status and of socio-cultural agency, synonymous with the rational individual, subject, or citizen. Yet, in an era of life-extending technologies, genetic engineering, corporate social responsibility, and smart technology, the definition of the person is neither benign nor uncontested.   Life-Extending Biotechnologies: Creating and Solving Our Economic Problems. Patrick Cox. If you read today's headlines, the issues that are driving the current political strife and confusion may appear to be separate from those driving the economic problems. For example, life extending technologies can increase the average individual life span affecting the distribution of pension throughout the society. Increasing lifespan will affect human population further dividing limited resources such as food, energy, monetary resources and habitat. [40].

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The ability to achieve such dramatic changes, however, does not currently exist. Some researchers in this area, and "life extensionists", "immortalists" or "longevists" (those who.

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Likewise, for Buddhists and Hindus, life extension probably would not create major concerns, according to thinkers in those faiths. A centenarian riding his bike in Long Beach, California (Reuters). So far as we know, the last hundred years have been the most radical period of life extension in all of human : Ross Andersen.

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