[ExI] Fwd: Scientists remain PC

Dagon Gmail dagonweb at gmail.com
Fri Aug 22 06:42:27 UTC 2008

> Increasing lifespans by a hundred years won't change things until those
> lifespans become part of human culture. The cognitive biases that cause this
> world destroying behaviour, some implicit in human neurology, some learned
> from our social environment, won't be addressed if people only think they
> might live to be a few hundred years old, rather than actually having lived
> it.

Yes that might actually be a consideration. Inertia.
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