Senescence (the biological aging of individual cells) and organismal senescence (the biological aging of the whole organism) is an issue of interest for the neosentient. Will aging and a life cycle need to be present for the neosentient?

Below is an interesting link to a scientist and philosopher’s perspectives and research on senescence:



One Response to Senescence

  1. eah13 says:

    Great link. Check my post on Pathology. I mention senescence as an example of a harmful feature/behavior/mutation that has been successfully incorporated into many species.

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