Re: Wertheim on extropians

Rik van Riel (
Mon, 20 Sep 1999 13:20:39 +0200 (CEST)

On Mon, 20 Sep 1999, Jeff Davis wrote:

> population is plainly reasonable--let's just say that a doubled lifespan is
> achieved in 50 years--from max age 100 to max age 200--and that in the

That can't be right. It'll take at least 150 years until the first human turns 200. The reason for that is very simple: the very old people from nowadays are too 'fragile' to live another century.

And, of course, we don't have any 150 year-olds now, so nobody will turn 200 in 50 years :)


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