“Aging is the best thing that has happened in the modern world, a cultural and ethical shift that looks a lot like sanity”    Theodore Roszak, California State University

As the population of the world ages, many worry about the impact on society, the economy, the environment as well as a myriad of other things.

But many other people see it as positive, dubbing the 21st century the age of the old.   Read author Fred Pearce’s column in the Washington Post ‘As longevity grows, the world might become a better place’, and tell us what you think.