Denying Death: Is Radically Longer Life Good For Society?

30 August 2016
Shelly Fan

Should we embrace our end, or should we cure aging? Are human lifespans long enough as is?

This was the central motion of a provocative debaterecently hosted by Open to Debate formerly known as Intelligence Squared U.S. Pitting a philosopher and a sociologist against two scientists, the well-rounded debate delved into the ethical and social consequences of radically increasing human lifespan.