Increased Healthplan does confer longer lifespan. Aubrey says do not get hung up on that distinction. Long lifespan will give you more future choices.
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No one is being forced to live longer than they want.
No one has to plan out their entire future life right now.
Suicide hot lines do not start with a question – Are you over 75 ? They do not hang up based upon age.
The Longevity movement has to be able to convince those outside the movement.
How do you activate those who are convinced about the life extension vision ?
100,000 people die everyday from aging.
There is terror management theory. In social psychology, terror management theory (TMT) proposes a basic psychological conflict that results from having a self preservation instinct, whilst realizing that death is inevitable and to some extent unpredictable. This conflict produces terror, and this terror is then managed by embracing cultural values, or symbolic systems that act to provide life with enduring meaning and value.