Comments on: Reframing the longevity and ageing https://www.euractiv.com/section/social-europe-jobs/opinion/reframing-the-longevity-and-ageing/ EU news and policy debates across languages Wed, 14 Nov 2018 17:29:28 +0000 hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.5 By: Anonymous https://www.euractiv.com/section/social-europe-jobs/opinion/reframing-the-longevity-and-ageing/#comment-292783 Mon, 24 Feb 2014 06:29:00 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=842785#comment-292783 Yep its easy stop free movement and get the kids a future.
But hey that goes against the EU marxist agenda.

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By: Anonymous https://www.euractiv.com/section/social-europe-jobs/opinion/reframing-the-longevity-and-ageing/#comment-292774 Sat, 22 Feb 2014 11:34:11 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=842785#comment-292774 The “problem” of longer living citizens, in as they would now collect more in social benefits while contributing less, is a problem of availability of resources. That problem will be solved with technology.

We are now in a scarcity economy, sort of Malthusian, where there are limited resources and greater needs. That paradigm will change with the emergence of abundance technologies like artificial intelligence, nanotechnology, genetic engineering, exponential production, and particularly a new clean very very cheap and super abundant energy technology called LENR.

Imagine clean energy “too cheap to meter” (per Forbes.com about LENR). Now expensive and scarce energy is the bottleneck to our economy, but with virtually unlimited free energy, scarcity won’t be a problem. Using nickel and hydrogen (both very common resources), LENR achieves an energy density more than ten thousand times that of gasoline. Due to space limitations I can’t give you the full scoop, but there are many such technologies that will emerge soon, so scarcity won’t be a problem, and instead we will gain from the trained and educated minds hanging around longer and some productive ones will even enrich us more!

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By: Anonymous https://www.euractiv.com/section/social-europe-jobs/opinion/reframing-the-longevity-and-ageing/#comment-292761 Thu, 20 Feb 2014 22:01:29 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=842785#comment-292761 As said, ageing will be considered less as a problem, if more people work in the segment age 52 to 67. The challenge is twofold :

a) convincing the employers to keep their workforce when they are in that “segment”
b) convincing the employers to keep hiring people who are in that “segment”.
There is therefore a need for a strong “political will” to ensure the right measures are taken to reach that ambitious objective.

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