By promoting longevity and technologically inhibiting death we have created a new biological status – a no-exit state that persists longer and longer, one that is nearly as remote from life as death, but which, unlike death, requires vast service – indentured servitude, really – and resources

- Let my mother goMichael Wolff on why our culture’s obsession with longevity is making old age a living hell (via bustr)
I have my own sad story about aging parents…suffice it to say my husband and I have clearly spelled out instructions to our doctors.

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