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39 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 08 January 2009 11:49PM

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Comment author: [deleted] 04 February 2012 08:24:10PM 2 points [-]

AIDS goes on grinding you down - separating you from other people socially, even. Most cancers kill you quicker.

If you have the good fortune of being wealthy, AIDS is slowly becoming more and more like contagious diabetes rather than something that robs your (now shortened) years of most of their meaning.

Comment author: pnrjulius 07 June 2012 12:03:26AM 2 points [-]

But that just means we're achieving the transhuman goal by pieces. AIDS is no longer the terrible disease it once was... and one day it won't be a disease at all.

Comment author: [deleted] 07 June 2012 05:18:41AM 1 point [-]

I was nitpicking and sharing some good news.