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Technology analyst Sonia Arrison draws on the latest research as she explores the philosophical, religious, environmental, cultural and economic implications of living to be 100 years of age or older. Will society place the same value on life? Will pollution increase and the food supply dwindle? How will familial relationships change when mothers give birth well beyond middle age? How can you climb the corporate ladder if no one ever retires? Although the book offers interesting snapshots of what life could be like when people live to be older than 100, it could use a little more connective tissue. Oh well, live (long) and learn. Despite that caveat, getAbstract recommends Arrison’s musings about life extension to those who are alive and like it.

In this summary, you will learn

  • How today’s science can extend your life;
  • What ethical and moral dilemmas life extension provokes in religious, humanitarian, financial and emotional thinking; and
  • What business and cultural changes you may face if you live to be 100.

About the Author

Best-selling author Sonia Arrison founded the Singularity University and has written for the Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and USA Today.



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