Ask A Genius 274 – Longer and Healthier
August 29, 2017
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Scott Douglas Jacobsen: We talk a lot about people living longer and healthier, sure that’s good. What does this mean concretely?
Rick Rosner: Well, what it means for a society is it takes a while for a longer life to roll out. Just because you don’t get to see if anybody’s going to be living to 110 or 120, until enough years have passed for people to reach that point. And so there’s a delay like it’s not all of a sudden, instantly everybody’s going to be living to 120 because if you’re 60 now or 70 now.
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American Television Writer
Scott Douglas Jacobsen
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