On Not Dying

IMMORTALITY, SHAKESPEARE AND YOUR GRANDMOTHER Ken Taub WHEN THE DOORBELL RANG, I was surprised.  I wasn't expecting anyone -- surely not the Jehovah's Witnesses. We chatted very briefly, exchanging pleasantries, when they suddenly hit me with, "How would you like to live forever?"  "That would be positively vampiric," I replied.  The conversation went quickly downhill from there. This was years back, and in the interim guess what I did?  Correct, I aged.  I got closer to the front of t[...]
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