Category Archives: Longevity

If we could greatly extend the human lifespan, would people eventually become immortal?

If we could greatly extend the human lifespan, would people eventually become immortal? [ 30/September/22 ] That does not seem to be an option in this universe, though it may be possible to very closely approximate it. It seems very … Continue reading

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A sliver of reality

AEON – A sliver of reality [ 8/September/22 Science and mathematics may never fully capture the physical universe. Are there hard limits to human intelligence?] David H Wolpert writes:“What can I ever know about that which lies beyond the limits … Continue reading

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Solving problems on Earth

In your most honest and unbiased opinion, don’t you think we should focus on the problems here on Earth and build a strong foundation before focusing on Mars? [ 5/June/22 ] Yes, but we need to focus on the Moon … Continue reading

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Almost immortal

What being on planet Earth is almost immortal? [ 26/May/22 ] Immortality is not an option, as anything can die. What we have is organisms that do not demonstrate age related loss of function, and that is all unicellular life, … Continue reading

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Longevity

Immortality again [ 16/May/22 “What if we became immortal but reproduction stopped since the world would be the same people living together? Also, would tech advance slower since we are all immortal and what would advance?”] Several problems with this … Continue reading

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Life extension

London Futurists Anti-Aging newsletter and discussion [ 8/April/22 ] Great newsletter David. For me, getting a feeling for the classes of issues present when we consider indefinite life extension requires understanding the strategic conditions required for the evolution of complexity. … Continue reading

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Is There A Way To Truly Be Comfortable With Death?

[ 1/April/22 – not a joke] It’s interesting and complex. I have had the experience of a leading oncologist telling me that there is nothing known to medical science that could increase the probability of my living, and that I … Continue reading

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Comments to a video on longevity

[ 4/March/22 AndrĂ©s Grases shared a link.In this video Bill Andrews summarizes in 19 minutes his extensive research on telomeres, aging, and his proposal to cure aging.I added subtitles in Spanish and highly recommend it.Bill Andrews deep research to cure … Continue reading

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Elon

[ 11/Feb/22 How much does Elon Musk inspire you and your vision for the future? ] Somewhat. He has done some things exceptionally well:Electric cars;Gigafactories;Solar power;Developments in battery technology;Spacex – both developing reusable rockets and satellite comms.(And that is a … Continue reading

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How to survive

How can the younger generation survive future hardships? [ 10/Feb/22 ] Using the same general principles that have served all prior generations: Build diverse trust networks. Build cooperation within and between those networks, and do what is required to ensure … Continue reading

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