LIFE EXTENSION

BRIANNA BETHEA

WHAT IS IT?????

The study of slowing down or reversing the process of aging to extend both maxium and average life span. People who believe in life extension are known to be called longevists. They are people who wish to achieve longer lives themselves.

In 1970, The American Aging Association was formed under the impetus Denham Harman, originator of the free thoery aging.

Why Have it??? How is it used???

Scientist believe that death is only if somebody wants to die and that death is on accident. It gives people the change to live as long as they want.

THE PROS VS. THE CONS

PLUS:


  • high class usually consider spending large amounts of money to go through with life extension
  • will not have to experience loosing someone close to you
  • new technology and different ways to keep people living longer
NEGATIVES:



  • hormone treatments
  • new body parts
  • diets and supplements
  • poor health
  • surgeries and medicines


There is nothing good about life extension. The process of making it happen does nothing but damage the body. Everyone has different beliefs and may want to live longer because it may be what they believe is right. Some may have a fear of dying and may want to go through with the life extension. Everyone has different beliefs and opinions but the whole process is bad for anyone's health.

FUN FACT

Jeanne Calment, born 21 February 1875 – 4 August 1997 who lived for 122 years is proven to be the longest human to live. She out lived her daughter and her grandson.