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Monday, October 23, 2006

Telescoping growth.

Plan to Stick Around
Most of you (again I'm using the plural form of the word) are likely to be around to see the Singularity. The expanding human life span is another one of those exponential trends. In the eighteenth century, we added a few days every year to human longevity; during the nineteenth century we added a couple of weeks each year; and now we're adding almost a half a year every year. With the revolutions in genomics, proteomics, rational drug design, therapeutic cloning of our own organs and tissues, and related developments in bio-information sciences, we will be adding more than a year every year within ten years. So take care of yourself the old fashioned way for just a little while longer, and you may actually get to experience the next fundamental paradigm shift in our destiny.

The last paragraph in a 25 page essay.

It is titled "Law..." but it really is just a theory... but I do subscribe to it.

Worth a read.... Mawalien 6 thumbs up...

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