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Lifespans Are Long Enough

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'''Lifespans Are Long Enough''' was a 1 hour 40 major [[life extension]] debate held on the 8th of February 2016 featuring.== Participants ==For:
For:Ian Ground - Philosopher & Lecturer, University of Newcastle Paul Root Wolpe - Director, Emory Center for Ethics
* Ian Ground - Philosopher & Lecturer, University [[Radical life extension]] would lead to [[overpopulation]] and depletion of Newcastleresources.* Paul Root Wolpe - Director, Emory Center for EthicsScientific resources are better spent curing known diseases and improving existing quality of life.* Radical life extension is at odds with the natural and cultural process of life and [[deathism|death]].
Against:
* [[Aubrey de Grey]] - Chief Science Officer & Co-Founder, [[SENS]] Research Foundation* Brian Kennedy - CEO & President, [[Buck Institute for Research on Aging]] * Radical life extension is simply the next step in scientific and medical progress.* Anti-aging technology prevents the suffering of old age and age-related disease.* Longer lifespans increase an individual's ability to [[Longevity dividend|contribute wealth to society]].
== Event on YouTube ==
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