In an interesting recent scientific observation, author and theoretician in the field of gerontology Aubrey de Grey suggests that first person who will live to be 150 years has already been born and that someone who will live to be a 1,000 years old is only 20 years behind them. The recent figure from the UK National Statistics show that the number of people reaching 105 years or older has almost doubled in the past decade. Longevity has therefore arrived with a bang. However, the flip side is that the esthetic of ageing would be troublesome.
Who would want to live for decades with wrinkled, prune-like skin? Who would want to spend a lifetime earned money on injecting Botox, cosmetic surgery or treatment of Alzheimer’s and bears the cost of other hospice facilities?
Needless to say this would add grossly to the economic burden of the national exchequer. In circumstances like these it is imminent that people would look inside their own brains and mind use the natural resources to their advantage and enjoy qualitative longevity.
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September 9, 2019