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Noone should know approximately when they will be dying. It isn't written anywhere. Or shouldn't be. Life isn't about living and knowing about when you will die. Life is about never knowing how long you truly have. About living each day to the fullest because you don't know what tomorrow will bring.
I think this will cause more issues than it helps. Insurance can be denied or rates adjusted based on your expected longevity.
I certainly don't want to know when I will die.
Who are you to tell people what they should and shouldn't know? I´d love to hear my expiration date, since I´d adjust my life based on it. I would much rather know that i´ll die in two weeks, instead of it coming as a bad surprise.
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I think this step forward in technology is very bad. I mean, theres are just some things that a person does NOT want to know. Wouldn't it be horrible if you took the test and find that you will only live to a young age. Just horrible

EDIT: I think its wrong to release these publicly, but i guess they could come in handy for other illnesses and hospital reasons.
No one will ever find out they will die at a young age because of this test, except for maybe a few with genetic disorders, but then again -- those have a pretty accurate ballpark figure already.

Nobody dies of "old age" at a young age This will just tell you if you'll live 60 years assuming you're healthy or 110 if you're healthy.

You can only die at a young age in two ways:
1. Genetic disorders that cause rapid aging
2. Diseases, accidents, etc. In other words, external factors.
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This I will not try, because the time that the blood has been taken to show how long you will live for will still not determine what will happen in the future.

"When a man is convinced he's going to die tomorrow, he'll probably find a way to make it happen. The only one who can turn this around is you."
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I'd get the test just so I can plan on beating the bank with my mortgage
    
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