Monday, June 25, 2007

“Old age is not so bad when you consider the alternative.”

Ageing population brings grave problems

There is, it should now be obvious, no simple or easy solution to Europe’s looming demographic transition. However, with fortune and fortitude, it also seems clear that a Europe with one foot in the grave is not – after all – quite dead yet. And, as Maurice Chevalier observed: “Old age is not so bad when you consider the alternative.”

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  • Planning4acrash says:

    “Old age is not so bad when you consider the alternative.” That is classic, I’ve always been amused at doom mongers complaining about an ageing population, given that the economists complaining will benefit from a longer life too!

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