Re: AGING: perhaps we are over the hump

From: dwayne (
Date: Sat Feb 16 2002 - 23:17:25 MST

Damien Broderick wrote:

> But there are some problems with this minimal method. Bouts of
> hyperinflation can really ruin your century. Mightn't it be preferable,
> over the long term, to put your dough into something... well... *real*,
> like land (some of it scummy old crappy land that won't be useful for
> anything until advanced tech arrives)?


>Of course nasty men with big fists
> can take that away too.

which is why communities are better than houses and defensible land in
mountains is better than arable land on plains (plus the view is better, more
microhydro opportunities, etc.).

There's ways to do it. The historical record is full of great ideas for
long-term survival.


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