RE: life extension advocacy plans (fear of Tithonus) --> survey

From: Harvey Newstrom (
Date: Tue Jul 10 2001 - 09:10:42 MDT

Eliezer S. Yudkowsky wrote,
> If you're under forty, you
> essentially have a cast-iron guarantee that you won't die of old age.

Woo-hoo! I just made it! Can I get that in writing? Hooray!

> You
> may be hit by a truck, die of a premature heart attack at fifty, or have
> an artery eaten by goo, but you won't die of old age.

Oh, wait a minute... Now I see where this is going.... (shoulders dropping
perceptibly) Drat.

> Hope this cheers y'all up.

No. I don't think this feels like cheer. No, it's definitely not cheer.
It feels more like... bitterness. Yes, I'm bitter and resentful. Thanks.

Harvey Newstrom <> <>

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