Re: virus: <Semi>-Natural Selection of Methuselah

Lior Golgher (
Thu, 23 Jan 1997 14:26:26 -0800

Kenneth Boyd wrote:

> Monthly period isn't necessary to carry out baby-sitting.

But the absence removes the requirement for it, given 20 years or so.
??? Is that the time to say I don't understand what you're talking

The menopause analog for men has escaped a number of grade-school-level
medical references, such as the Mayo Clinic Book [1996 version,
Do you have such an analog in mind?
Again I don't get what you're saying. Even if all men were just
vivacious in their 70+, why would anyone want his child to become an
orphan during his childhood?

What about other genetic enhancements achieved by social security
manipulations... Any thoughts?