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If you have been contemplating immortality but have been rather put off by some of its apparent inconveniences, then be assured that D. F. Juniper does not intend that you should spend it 'In second childishness and mere oblivion,/Sans teeth, sans eyes, sans taste, sans everything." As he wisely comments, "An extended lifetime with dentures would be a nightmare." What is the answer then—better dentures? No way. Nothing less than a third set of natural teeth!
I do not know what half of this book is about. That is why you should read it, and why I should read it
Man Against Mortality or 'Seven Essays on the Engineering of Man's Divinity.'. Ann Intern Med. 1975;83:435. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-83-3-435_1
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