Yes that is a concern. But for deep questions such as optimizing trade-offs between satisfying my caveman instincts and preserving neurons, I ask a simple question: WWWMD? His wisdom proffers guidance in matters such as these.
Right, but I still have a little hope that I could live long enough to live forever. Or at least long enough to see some cool stuff unfolding. And I’m simply too much of a pussy (-: for this fight-club attitude. Cue: Intracranial hemorrhage… 😦
I hear you, and you may very well live that long (depending on how flexible your definition of “life forever” is). Of course rationally you are right and I agree with you. Neocortex not always win vs. limbic system in argument though.