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Old 05-07-2012, 05:46 PM   #80
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Originally Posted by bimmerfan08 View Post

And I wont combat your children argument because that is a moral decision that varies from person to person. I only want 1-2 children and no more, but who am I to say you cant have 5-6? So long as we dont have more families like the one in the media that has 19 children, then we could manage me thinks a controlled population and resources. Just takes time and more ideas.
even if you have 1-2 children, if you're living to 200, you could conceivably see 6, 7, 8 generations of your descendants. Which, from an egotistical standpoint, might be interesting. But from a population standpoint, it's just going to make things worse.

Before we conquer two centuries of life, we need to find somewhere else to start putting people.

What if instead of living that long as we're thinking now, you could live for 400 years, but only spend part of it awake? For instance, spend 1 year out of three in stasis. Or 2 out of 4 years.
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