Who wants to live forever? Doctor and former Obama health adviser says elderly are 'feeble, ineffectual and pathetic' and he hopes he dies when he's 75

September 23, 2014 7:54 PM

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Writing in the October issue of The Atlantic, he says: 'There is a simple truth that many of us seem to resist: living too long is also a loss.

'It renders many of us, if not disabled, then faltering and declining, a state that may not be worse than death but is nonetheless deprived.

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