Tag Archives: Life expectancy

To honour life,…..

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“To honor life, we must be willing to grow through what we don’t know yet, and outgrow what we know no longer fits us. We must be willing to give in to the process, moment by…

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Many Belgians not willing to prolong the lives of over-85s

Several people may feel it terrible when a loved one dies before he or she became 60. Strangely enough for the marketplace lots of people above 55 are written off. In our so called Catholic country a lot of people … Continue reading

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Who is considered Old

In case you would ask several people if they would consider them young or old, or the other person young or old, you shall get quite different answers from the different age groups. When we look at the key results … Continue reading

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Ageing and Solidarity between generations

Today Europe is like other continents confronted with the ageing population. Facing the problem of an intense growing older and non-working population the European Commission called for a year of reflection on this problem and instigated the “2012 – European … Continue reading

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Ecological economics in the stomach #3 Food and Populace

Continuation of: Ecological economics in the stomach #2 Resources Progression over years Humanity has progressed over hundreds of thousands of years, but until about the seventeenth century, progress was a rare event. There were novelties, but a person would not expect … Continue reading

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