Category Archives: Longevity

Comment to Perspectives on the Pandemic | Professor Knut Wittkowski | Episode 2

Perspectives on the Pandemic | Professor Knut Wittkowski | Episode 2 [ 4/4/20 ] [Note – the video is interesting, the numbers are somewhere near close. In one sense this is a flu like pandemic, and in another sense it … Continue reading

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Quora – Is the future of artificial intelligence a threat to humanity?

Quora – Is the future of artificial intelligence a threat to humanity? [ 12/2/20 ] Not really a useful question. The answer is necessarily – of course – many different sorts of threat exist. The far more useful question is, … Continue reading

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Quora – How come worldwide population control isn’t often discussed?

Quora – How come worldwide population control isn’t often discussed? [ 1/2/20 ] We obviously mix in very different social contexts. Population limits is a topic I talk about a lot, particularly in the context of indefinite life extension. Any … Continue reading

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Quora – What existential threat should we really be worried about?

Quora – What existential threat should we really be worried about? [ 1/2/20 ] There is no point in worrying about anything. Worry, as in anxiety reinforcing neural activity, is never useful. And all forms of existential threat are worth … Continue reading

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Quora – Do you think the end of the world will come to pass in your lifetime?

Quora – Do you think the end of the world will come to pass in your lifetime? [14/1/20] How are you defining the word “world”??? Since 1974 I have had a reasonable expectation of living a very long time, perhaps … Continue reading

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Quora – What should I do to survive up to the year 3000?

What should I do to survive up to the year 3000? [14/1/20] Do whatever it takes to keep breathing. The more seriously you look at that, the more you will find that the probabilities are enhanced by acting cooperatively and … Continue reading

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Quora – Does morality hold humanity back?

Quora – Does morality hold humanity back? [9/1/20] Hold us back from what? From destruction from our worst excesses – yes – most certainly that. From advancement – no – most certainly not. And one needs to be clear what … Continue reading

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