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A Glacial Rate Isn't Bad

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We're gaining a point of subjective health every 333 years. But on second thought, that's not so bad. Another way to express the same fact is to say that we are aging by only 9.5 months every year.


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mobile writes:

A point of subjective health is a lot -- the difference between how healthy an 18 year old feels and how healthy an 89 year old feels. Is the US national debt rising glacially because it takes 2500 years at the current pace to rack up a quadrillion dollars of debt?

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