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aartpixie: Чего только не придумывали древние люди, чтобы узнать...



aartpixie:

Чего только не придумывали древние люди, чтобы узнать  как жить вечно: и пили чай с добавлением ртути и свинца, и принимали настой из сушеных жаб, и пересаживали себе железы молодых обезьян, и даже купались в крови молодых людей… Однако никому не удалось победить старость.

На протяжении веков лекари, алхимики, ученые и медики пытались изобрести эликсир бессмертия. Так, например, известный авантюрист и мистификатор XVIII века граф Калиостро хвастался тем, что сумел проникнуть в тайну бессмертия, благодаря чему прожил несколько тысяч лет.

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