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Death Is a Bore

The transhumanist movement believes that science will soon find a cure for ageing and that immortality could be just around the corner. But is living forever really desirable?

Most of us are resigned to the fact that we won't escape death in the end. But there are people who have dedicated their entire lives to conquering death. This relatively new movement of 'transhumanists' believes that science is close to finding a cure for aging and that immortality may be just around the corner. Chloe Hadjimatheou asks whether it's really possible to live forever and whether it's actually desirable.

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