Glorious Times ... Or Not
Radical Life Extension, sans radical Quality of Life assurances, equals Radical Life Apprehension.
"AMERICANS ARE LIVING LONGER, healthier lives than ever before and, if you believe everything you read, this is terrible news. With the cost of health care out of control, a Social Security system in crisis and an uncertain economic future, millions of worried, hard-working folks now fear they face an old age beset by… hard work and worry."
Fairly typical of contemporary western socio-economic philosophy, the article dismisses the traumas of the many, as offset by the realizations of the few.
This approach is a nearly guaranteed way to ensure Unsustainable Posthumanism.