Ezekiel Emanuel, bioethicist and fellow at the Center for American Progress, discussed a well-known piece he wrote for The Atlantic called "Why I Hope to Die at 75," saying he doesn't actually want to die at that age.
Emanuel said his focus was on what would happen if he were to "stop taking medical care where the purpose of that medical care was to keep me alive past 75."
"My thinking is really about what is important in life. Is it the number of years you live, or is it what you do in those number of years?" Emanuel told HuffPost Live at Davos on Friday. "The reason I'm concerned about how long one lives is that as you live longer, various disabilities and limitations intrude.
Below, live updates from the 2015 Davos Annual Meeting: