Extending Life in Orphan Black

Extending Life in Orphan Black Edwardo Pérez How long do you want to live? If it were possible, would you want an extra twenty years? How about forty more? What about doubling your lifespan? Or, why not just shoot for immorality? Maybe that’s going too far. Besides, isn’t mortality the point? If we were immortal,…

Eternal Return in The 100

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Unnatural Selection in The 100

  Unnatural Selection in The 100 Edwardo Pérez Death is a fate we all share. And yet, we do whatever we can to give ourselves and our children an advantage over death, anything to increase the odds of survival to cheat death and prolong life, because most of us aren’t willing to accept its inevitability.…