Category Archives: Longevity

What would be the next course of action if scientists discovered the secret to immortality? Would we stop having children and have everyone on the earth right now live forever? Or would we set a standard Age of death globally?

What would be the next course of action if scientists discovered the secret to immortality? Would we stop having children and have everyone on the earth right now live forever? Or would we set a standard Age of death globally? … Continue reading

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Is it possible to get over population under control?

Is it possible to get the world’s over population under control? It is the number one cause of so many needless problems.[Changed to How can we control population growth] [ 25/April/21 ] Like several others here, I assert that the … Continue reading

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Is human extinction as imminent as this article claims or is the writer trying to scare people?

[The comment was – Is human extinction as imminent as this article claims or is the writer trying to scare people? – but I didn’t record where I wrote it, and can’t now (2 weeks later) find it again or … Continue reading

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Immortality

Will genetic engineering make us inmortals? How? [ 13/April/21 ] Immortality is never a hard option. What we can conceivably do is eliminate the age related loss of function that we currently recognise as “aging”. There will eternally remain the … Continue reading

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Notes in a Life Extension forum on the nature of aging and related issues

[ 12/April/21 Facebook – Lifeboat – post by B J Murphy linking to an article on bio-inks] Indefinite life with expanding capabilities is a very complex suite of issues. One of the issues is that gradual changes can happen in … Continue reading

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Life-Expectancy – Continued from 2018

Ivan replied to my answer to Life-Expectancy from 2018 [ 2/Mar/21 ] Hi Ivan, The question doesn’t specify “life expectancy at birth” – it is an open question in that sense. There are many possible ways of calculating life expectancy, … Continue reading

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Follow-on from the a post on Tesla coming from Venus

[ 29/Jan/21 – on Tom’s Facebook page] Tom, I am not 100% certain of anything. I deal in sets of evidence and balance of probabilities between competing explanatory sets. And I have actually examined vast sets of evidence, and applied … Continue reading

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Life Extension

In Response to Trevor Lowman – Facebook – Life extension – “Do you believe that it will ever be technologically possible to rejuvenate a human being”… [ 2/1/21 ] Just because we give a singular name to things like “cancer” … Continue reading

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What can be more possible for the human race, longevity or immortality?

What can be more possible for the human race, longevity or immortality? [ 2/1/21 ] There can be no guarantee of immortality, and there can be reasonable confidence about indefinite life extension. We cannot know any infinity, and there must … Continue reading

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Lifeboat, longevity, old bacteria

A reply to a comment by Peter to a post in Lifeboat Foundation facebook page linking to Scientists pull living microbes, possibly 100 million years old, from beneath the sea [ 18/12/20 Peter stated “I don’t see how this pertains … Continue reading

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