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Olivier Coquillo

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Why can't we all get together and find a cure to all terminal diseases?

I have not done enough research on collaboration between research centers but I promise to read all of your comments, since I am mostly asking this question to learn from you.

One of my dreams is to be able to witness an international collaboration and a public commitment from top research centers to find a cure to terminal diseases and to distribute the cure for free to people in need.

Do you think that there is a competition between research centers and scientists? Do you think that some groups are more focused on finding a cure to make money rather than finding a cure to save lives? I would love to know what you think.

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    May 22 2013: As soon as Humanity decides that people are more important than money, power, and glory, unncessary suffering through disease will be gone... and longevity will increase. I recently was able to walk around a college campus. In one lab, the students were stopping atoms using lazers. In another lab, they were studying Oncology: Yet, these two labs never communicate with each other. This makes no sense at all ! I think Humanity already has the technology to "Manage" disease better, and therefore eliminate virtually any type of disease. Money, patenting, control, responsibility, law, all hold things back.

    Unfortunately, even in the best case scenario, diseases will always have to be managed because they are "Infinite" and "Entropy" is infinite.

    I do not know how to change Humanity's values from an Entertainment, Restaurant based values to values of reducing suffering and increasing joy. We need 10,000 more electron micro-scopes, and 10,000 fewer restaurants. 10,000 more Biochemists, and 10,000 fewer people being paid minimum wage.

    Thank you for the question. I appreciate knowing that others care.

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