Jun 6, 2017

Living forever would be boring

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A brief article I wrote to rebut the misconception that longer—perhaps indefinite—lifespans would cause eternal boredom.

Alright. So, some people object you don’t want a very long lifespan because it would end up being boring. Even if a currently normal lifespan wasn’t enough, they argue, something like two hundred years would be more than enough to do anything worth doing. I wouldn’t bet my last cent on it.

Meet John and Jack, both born in the year 1400. John says he regrets he will not live past 1500 1490 1470 (that’s more like it). There are so many things he’ll miss out on centuries from now, he says.

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