July 28, 2009 6:28 AM Subscribe
"I once proposed a solution somewhat tongue in cheek to the problem of pensions: turn retirement upside down ... people would be supported by society up to the age of 30. During that period they would study, travel, prepare for a profession, reproduce and give full-time care to their young ... After 30, they would work until they dropped dead or became incapacitated.
" Letter from physicist Cylon Gonçalves da Silva
to The Economist in response to this original article
on the problems of an ageing global population.
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