Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Philosophy Wire: Cancer, life expectancy, jokes...

527734_10151071561305127_1843588882_nPhilosophy Wire by Spiros Kakos [2012-12-19]: A new research suggests that the probability of a male to develop cancer throughout his life will increase from 40% to 50% soon. The main reason behind that is the... extended life expectancy! [source: BBC News] Yes. You read well! Since people live longer, they have more chances of having cancer. Well, it reminds me of that old joke: "Life is a disease with 100% mortality rate". And with jokes one can speak out the greatest truths...

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