In the political sphere the results <of living longer> might be even more sinister. Would you mind having Putin stick around for another ninety years? On second thoughts, if people lived to 150, then in 2016 Stalin would still be ruling in Moscow, going strong at 138, Chairman Mao would be a middle-aged 123-year-old, and Princess Elizabeth would be sitting on her hands waiting to inherit from the 121-year-old George VI. Her son Charles would not get his turn until 2076.
Он же, про счастье, напоминая мне мысли из моего старшеклассно—раннеинститутского сознания (к которому я постепенно инволюционирую):