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If Scientifically Possible, Should Humans Become Immortal?
If scientifically possible, humans should become immortal.
It would be the starting point of becoming an interplanetarian species.
Immortality would change the way we view life and our place in the universe.
Being immortal would result in more net happiness.
Human immortality is the next step in the evolution chain.
We would have more time to create, to make scientific breakthroughs, and to create bigger legacies.
Each person could live a fuller life, as we could achieve more goals during our lifetime.
If we value personal freedom, the right to keep living is the greatest freedom possible.
We wouldn't have to deal with the death of our loved ones.
Medical foundational principles (beneficence and non-maleficence) supports scientific endeavors to promote health and perpetuate life.
As humans become older we become more set in our ways. If humans did not die and make room for new thought, society is unlikely to progress.
If everyone was immortal and people continue having children, the Earth would eventually become overpopulated.
Endless lifespan would cause an even worse power of wealth.
Life would lose all its value if it never ended.
Knowing they are immortal, people may adopt more reckless behavior.
Being immortal may bring about more human suffering.
Immortality does not guarantee quality of life, and people have acknowledged this since ancient times.
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