Very flawed arguing. The desire is not for immortality, it is for longer health. Longer health leads to longer life. Stating that we all have to die some day does not mean that we have to die at 80, we can still live to 120 *and then* die.

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From: aeon.co
  By: Linda Marsa
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Story of haves and have-nots will quickly become a story of the haves and the dead. The Longevity Gap: http://t.co/77jlk4rRlH



The disparity between top earners and everyone else is staggering in nations such as the United States, where 10 per cent of people accounted for 80 per cent of income growth since 1975. The life you can pay for as one of the anointed looks nothing like the lot tossed to everyone else: living in a home you own on some upscale cul-de-sac with your hybrid car and organic, grass-fed food sure beats renting (and driving) wrecks and subsisting on processed junk from supermarket shelves. But there’s a related, looming inequity so brutal it could provoke violent class war: the growing gap between the longevity haves and have-nots.

The life expectancy gap between the affluent and the poor and working class in the US, for instance, now clocks in at 12.2 years. College-educated white men ca

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