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Peak Life passed

August 8th, 2017, 7:33 pm

Looks like western world has passed peak life (expectancy) point 

2016 U.S. life expectancy declines for the first time since 1993

2016 French life expectancy falls for first time in years

2016 Italian life expectancy falls for first time

2017 Average UK life expectancy falls

This is no surprise, and it will keep falling!

Tide goes out, tide goes in. No need for big G to understand why!
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Re: Peak Life passed

August 8th, 2017, 7:46 pm

it's been declining for years.
Methuselah lived to the ripe old age of 969,Jared to 962, Noah to 950, Adam to 930, and Seth to 912.
from the comments
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12/11/2016 5:24 PM GMT
It's just a coincidence that the final provisions of Obamacare kicked in last year, isn't it?
 
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Re: Peak Life passed

August 8th, 2017, 7:48 pm

it's been declining for years.
Methuselah lived to the ripe old age of 969,Jared to 962, Noah to 950, Adam to 930, and Seth to 912.
from the comments
noseitall
12/11/2016 5:24 PM GMT
It's just a coincidence that the final provisions of Obamacare kicked in last year, isn't it?
good point, the good old times, when people understood atomism and atomic healing! Today we have instead technologies such as FB and twitter. And when was the last time we went to the moon?
 
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Re: Peak Life passed

August 8th, 2017, 7:52 pm

it's been declining for years.
Methuselah lived to the ripe old age of 969,Jared to 962, Noah to 950, Adam to 930, and Seth to 912.
from the comments
noseitall
12/11/2016 5:24 PM GMT
It's just a coincidence that the final provisions of Obamacare kicked in last year, isn't it?
Jared didn't eat chlorinated chicks.
 
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Re: Peak Life passed

August 8th, 2017, 7:58 pm

it's been declining for years.
Methuselah lived to the ripe old age of 969,Jared to 962, Noah to 950, Adam to 930, and Seth to 912.
from the comments
noseitall
12/11/2016 5:24 PM GMT
It's just a coincidence that the final provisions of Obamacare kicked in last year, isn't it?
Jared didn't eat chlorinated chicks.
all organic back then!

UK-US trade deal would not allow chlorinated chicken imports – Gove
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Re: Peak Life passed

August 8th, 2017, 8:06 pm

Life expectancy in Syria is also short.
 
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Re: Peak Life passed

August 8th, 2017, 8:13 pm

it's been declining for years.
Methuselah lived to the ripe old age of 969,Jared to 962, Noah to 950, Adam to 930, and Seth to 912.
from the comments
noseitall
12/11/2016 5:24 PM GMT
It's just a coincidence that the final provisions of Obamacare kicked in last year, isn't it?
Jared didn't eat chlorinated chicks.
jared was what, the great-great-grandfather of noah
some people claim that people were vegetarian before the ark and  only began eating meat after the ark landed. If true, jared would not have eaten chicks period
 
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Re: Peak Life passed

August 8th, 2017, 8:17 pm

it's been declining for years.
Methuselah lived to the ripe old age of 969,Jared to 962, Noah to 950, Adam to 930, and Seth to 912.
from the comments
Jared didn't eat chlorinated chicks.
jared was what, the great-great-grandfather of noah
some people claim that people were vegetarian before the ark and  only began eating meat after the ark landed. If true, jared would not have eaten chicks period
"people were vegetarian before the ark" 
they were likely vegan, I don't think they were vegetarian, stealing milk from the cows and eggs from the chicks? No! They followed the book:

Genesis "Then God said, "I give you every seed-bearing plant on the face of the whole earth and every tree that has fruit with seed in it. They will be yours for food."
 
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Re: Peak Life passed

August 8th, 2017, 8:21 pm

indeed, vegan
 
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Re: Peak Life passed

August 8th, 2017, 8:37 pm

Genesis 1:12

And the earth brought forth grass, and herb yielding seed after his kind, and the tree yielding fruit, whose seed was in itself, after his kind: and God saw that it was good.
 
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Re: Peak Life passed

August 8th, 2017, 8:44 pm

Genesis 1:12

And the earth brought forth grass, and herb yielding seed after his kind, and the tree yielding fruit, whose seed was in itself, after his kind: and God saw that it was good.
Indeed , just recently people rediscovered the wheatgrass shot, barley grass shots also tasty!
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Re: Peak Life passed

August 8th, 2017, 8:53 pm

Beans are also very nice
 
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Re: Peak Life passed

August 8th, 2017, 9:56 pm

I don't think there's any actual phenomenon behind those data. There's certainly a strong survival bias though (I've already posted about it here some time ago, afair). Obviously, basic statistical analysis exposing this error doesn't have as much shock factor as announcing that from now on we will live shorter (and is more complicated :-/).
 
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Re: Peak Life passed

August 8th, 2017, 9:57 pm

Jared didn't eat chlorinated chicks.
jared was what, the great-great-grandfather of noah
some people claim that people were vegetarian before the ark and  only began eating meat after the ark landed. If true, jared would not have eaten chicks period
"people were vegetarian before the ark" 
they were likely vegan, I don't think they were vegetarian, stealing milk from the cows and eggs from the chicks? No! They followed the book:

Genesis "Then God said, "I give you every seed-bearing plant on the face of the whole earth and every tree that has fruit with seed in it. They will be yours for food."
The isotopic evidence would suggest most ate meat and fish, too.
 
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Re: Peak Life passed

August 8th, 2017, 10:00 pm

Really? Do you have some references?
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