If you were copying taped music but could only press the record button on a leader-less duplicate after pressing the play button on the original, you would have a perfect model for the telomere theory of aging.
The Telomere theory of aging fits well with 10 of 11 of these Progerias (premature aging syndromes)
Science and those who suggest aging prevents cancer should concern themselves more with the mechanics of the watch, than whether the watchmaker was blind, deaf, or in a foul mood when he wove the tapestry of our lives.
The new paradigm considers hypertension to be body’s cure for a critical but faltering task: the need to deliver blood away from the heart
“Perhaps what’s most striking about this science fiction parable is just how many ideas Park throws at us. If the story touches on similar themes elsewhere in recent pop culture (The Island, Repo Men) it’s because these themes are not only relevant but likely to impact mankind in our own lifetimes”