The Importance Of Genetic Immortality

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This paper is about how dying from old age can be cured, but also the dire consequences that may unintentionally happen because of it. Genetic immortality, also known as biological immortality, is the decrease death rate of growing old. How it would work is that scientists would be able to “unlock” a gene in the human body and, from that, humans would be free from the consequences of old age. This is an important issue because with the arguments presented, the human race can either immensely benefit from it by preventing death or cause widespread chaos from overpopulation. The pursuit of genetic immortality can be argued that it should have no limits when pursued, that it should not be pursued because of the chaos it will cause or that it …show more content…
The economy is fueled by the people who are a part of it. From genetic immortality, people can buy a longer life. This can drive the economy up because if the 1% start spending ridiculous amounts of money to live longer then this can be used to fund future projects. This can be used, for example, to be able to get drinkable water from the sea, attain an easier source of food or be able to fund things that can help on a global scale such as a universal antidote or vaccine. However, with extreme regulation, not everyone would become immortal. That would be implemented to keep the carbon footprint to a minimum and the population low. This combines the two viewpoints above and would have the best of both arguments which is why this can be argued as the best …show more content…
They should not, however, make up their mind based on false propaganda, no matter which viewpoint it attacks. This should educate the common person on types of opinions on genetic immortality and what it is. People should question death and old age as a whole. Hopefully, it will give someone the call to go learn about genetic immortality from your local college, library or just on the

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