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Fervidor


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May
2nd
2017

Progress? · 11:14am May 2nd

Two days ago I woke up with a song by The Megas playing in my head, so I started looking up robot stuff, and then I ended up spending that whole day reading the entirety of Naoki Urasawa's Pluto. It's a good manga. Not big surprise.

Speaking of The Megas, my current favorite song:

I just finished the first four chapters of this truly titanic story I've been planning. All in all, just short of 20.000 words. Intended it to be three chapters, but the last one turned out quite long and I realized I could split it in two without any structural issues. Chapter four ended up a tad short, but that's not a problem.

Descriptors turn repetitive during dialogue. Everyone just nods, shrugs and frowns. Something has to be done.

From here on I have to do some more outlining, because I sorta jumped the gun on this one. My goal is to have ten chapters finished before I start publishing it. Whenever that is.

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2438033 If all people were like you, the world would be denied harmony.

You base your goals on subjective inclinations instead of the objective ones.

Besides, clinging on immortality would make one a stain to future generations. Immagine you were born 1 000 000 years ago and you found a way to live forever. You'd now be among Homo Sapiens with just 50 IQ. You could never truly belong. Despite your permanent state, the world would just leave you behind, eventually.

If your cell phone starts dying, you don't do everything in your power to preserve it if it would cost more than buying a new one.

If the strong are to prosper, the weak and obsolete must perish.

2437925

Why keep old people around if you can just make new ones, though?

Well, for starters, those new people aren't me.

Priorities, you know?

The most contributions people make to society is up to their 40es.

It's not about contributions - we don't kill people because they happen to be useless. Everyone has the right to stay alive, including the old. Being able to prolong someone's life but deciding not to because they are considered inconvenient is barbaric.

After that, they're just a burden to everyone.

And that's why we need to figure out how to slow, stop and/or reverse aging so people can stay in their prime longer.

Because you're alive, one person is being denied existence.

This is a fair exchange, I'd say.

You're sacrificing others on your path to immortality. Do you think it's worth it?

For me personally? Absolutely.

2437910 Why keep old people around if you can just make new ones, though? The most contributions people make to society is up to their 40es. After that, they're just a burden to everyone.

Because you're alive, one person is being denied existence. You're sacrificing others on your path to immortality. Do you think it's worth it?

2437779

I'm kinda hoping that won't be necessary. I'm still fairly young, after all, and the age of miracles is dawning. They say the first person to reach 150 has already been born.

Basically, by the by the time I'm actually old, science may have figured out how to keep people alive indefinitely.

2437844

Don't mention it.

Thanks for your help!

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