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Riftaxe Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-13-10 06:12 PM
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12. 4.5 years is one hell of an impressive gain
in such a short time span. Where do you think that extension has come from?

Do you believe that the government has been suppressing human physiological evolution in that time period....or are they hiding some magical medical technology of longevity in some mysterious warehouse next to the car that runs on water, and the autopsied alien bodies?

The alternative would be your criticism of the "not impressive" increase of lifespan, might not be anchored in reality.

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  -years people could expect to live after reaching 65: 14 years in 1950, 18.5 years now Kurt_and_Hunter  Aug-13-10 05:12 PM   #0 
  - "Retirement age" is meaningless if you are pushed out of your job at age 50  SoCalDem   Aug-13-10 05:23 PM   #1 
  - And even if not, people still age at different rates.  damntexdem   Aug-13-10 05:46 PM   #4 
  - K&R. I agree.  Overseas   Aug-13-10 06:41 PM   #14 
  - Average life expectancy past 65 for my family is -15.0  Xipe Totec   Aug-13-10 05:30 PM   #2 
  - same story here  CountAllVotes   Aug-13-10 05:41 PM   #3 
  - But not for family members who make it to 65.  damntexdem   Aug-13-10 05:47 PM   #5 
     - I'll let you know when one of us gets there. nt  Xipe Totec   Aug-13-10 05:52 PM   #8 
  - Life expectancy after fifty is not the problem facing Social Security  customerserviceguy   Aug-13-10 05:47 PM   #6 
  - that's not the problem, or even *a* problem. the "problem" is the ruling class wants to keep their  Hannah Bell   Aug-13-10 05:51 PM   #7 
     - That is correct  TheKentuckian   Aug-13-10 05:54 PM   #9 
     - You keep ignoring the math on this  customerserviceguy   Aug-14-10 10:05 AM   #16 
  - And if you could break that actuarial data out into income quintiles,  kenny blankenship   Aug-13-10 05:56 PM   #10 
  - Well, here go the averages...my dad retired at 55, and he is still having a good time  old mark   Aug-13-10 06:08 PM   #11 
  - 4.5 years is one hell of an impressive gain  Riftaxe   Aug-13-10 06:12 PM   #12 
     - As impressive as it is, I bet comparing the percentage of  Fool Count   Aug-13-10 06:38 PM   #13 
     - "short"? 60 years?  Hannah Bell   Aug-13-10 06:44 PM   #15 
 

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