Search
Library
Log in
Watch fullscreen
5 years ago

Curing Old Age Is Narcissistic

FORA TV
FORA TV
Curing Old Age Is Narcissistic
Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates - Kaufman Center
What if we didn't have to grow old and die? The average American can expect to live for 78.8 years, an improvement over the days before clean water and vaccines, when life expectancy was closer to 50, but still not long enough for most of us. So researchers around the world have been working on arresting the process of aging through biotechnology and finding cures to diseases like Alzheimer's and cancer. What are the ethical and social consequences of radically increasing lifespans? Should we accept a "natural" end, or should we find a cure to aging?

Browse more videos

Browse more videos