Long Health-Life

Long Health-Life
Long Health-Life

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Отличия серверных жестких дисков от десктопных
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I just read about a study from Yeshiva University School of Medicine, published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, which concludes that a person's genes may have more weight on their longevity than their lifestyle. I carried. Without detracting from the scientists' efforts, their conclusions are not surprising to me.

Already from my native Caribbean I witnessed several centenarians (men and women, black, white and of all colors), who never gave up their drink of rum or their tobacco. When I advocate a healthier lifestyle and try to put it into practice, I have never considered it a guarantee to live longer, but as a way to enjoy life. But since there are crucial questions that give rise to philosophical movements and whose answer defines ideologies (To be or not to be?, Eat to live or live to eat ?, Which came first, the chicken or the egg?), The answer to. Whether we should give life more years or more years can influence how a person determines the meaning and the way she lives her life.

Because, yes, sooner or later, all humans run out of time and the imaginary poster of "game over" appears, with more or less ceremony, with more or less agony. And although, at least so far, we can do nothing to prevent it, we may make decisions about how we live in the allotted time. Some people live each day as intensely as if each day were the last, they try everything and set out to experience it all. Others collect, limit, and measure each step.

As I have never been seduced by extremes and neither am I struck by living for living, even if it is based on machines and drugs, I think one should try to find a balance between the two trends. So, without guarantee and without expiration date, my decision is firm: I prefer to give more life to the years.

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