Book Of Questions – Question #107

Would you like to have your rate of physical aging slowed by a factor of thirty so as to give you a life expectancy of about 2000 years?  How hard would it be to outlive and lose each person you grew close to?  If you lived a greatly lengthened life, would you experience so much that you’d soon feel surrounded by children?  Would you be able to adjust to the dramatic social changes?  Would you soon grow jaded feeling there was nothing interesting left?  Does feeling that life is too short increase the intensity and passion of it in a desirable way?

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Book Of Questions – Question# 136

If you knew your child would be severely retarded and would die by the age of five, would you decide to have an abortion?  What are your feelings about killing a handicapped child at birth?  Should a woman have the right to have an abortion for any reason she wants?  What rights should the father have?  If your 15-year-old sister became pregnant, would you want her to have an abortion?  If you had a retarded baby, would you put the child in an institution?

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