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Postby BiscuitRanger » Wed Oct 12, 2011 6:18 pm

of sounding Daily Mail, but isn't the latest news that HIV victims can have an increased life expectancy of +15 years a bit counter productive? Viruses are here to kill us off. If we find ways around it aren't we opening the door for a full scale epidemic?
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Postby WheresYoureDannyGone? » Wed Oct 12, 2011 6:22 pm

Steve Jobs didnt get 15 plus years. :cry:

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Postby DroopStreetOldBoys » Wed Oct 19, 2011 4:08 pm

If you're going to leave out the humanity in your statement. Viruses are here for the same reason we are, to reproduce. Increasing the life expectancy of the sick would simply be a win-win situation for both biological life forms.

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Postby dm » Fri Oct 21, 2011 8:36 pm

BiscuitRanger wrote:of sounding Daily Mail, but isn't the latest news that HIV victims can have an increased life expectancy of +15 years a bit counter productive? Viruses are here to kill us off. If we find ways around it aren't we opening the door for a full scale epidemic?


They found a way round the smallpox virus over 30 years ago. We're doomed.

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Postby DAVEf » Fri Oct 21, 2011 11:08 pm

DroopStreetOldBoys wrote:If you're going to leave out the humanity in your statement. Viruses are here for the same reason we are, to reproduce. Increasing the life expectancy of the sick would simply be a win-win situation for both biological life forms.


I know people who are only here to watch reality TV.

And that's not exactly the same for all of us.

Probably.

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Postby Markybabar » Mon Dec 12, 2011 9:39 am

WheresYoureDannyGone? wrote:Steve Jobs didnt get 15 plus years. :cry:
Did he have HIV?
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