Living Longer: The Pros and Cons of Aging

It won't surprise you to learn that some of the country's top young comedians draw humor from the topic of aging — and most often, the audience responds with big laughs. While racist jokes are taboo in this country, ageism is still fair game. We asked Stephen Dubner, co-author of the book "Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything," to examine for us some of the implications of living longer. He concludes that aging may actually become a new barometer of status....Full Story
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