There is no need to abandon optimism, science, and purpose. We just need to focus on what works.
Cancer is common, fragile, curable by cell suicide or immune surveillance, and most associated with aging.
A body is a machine in turn made up of trillions of cellular machines, all exhibiting decreasing genomic integrity and stability as we age. Here are some insights which help to explain aging as the result of increasing entropy
If you ask a friendly astrophysicist his opinion on something that he really hasn’t thought much about, he is going to regurgitate common knowledge
When I write, I review the research that I can find and then open my mind up to what should be obvious if we only reject dogma and orthodoxy.