Category Archives: Longevity

Covid comments on local community facebook group

[ /October/21 ] Freedom is only ever survivable if it comes with responsibility. Total freedom – no restraints at all, necessarily destroys all structure. Every level of complexity requires sets of constraints. The trick in all cases is working out, … Continue reading

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A comment against the inevitability of death

[ 22/October/21 ] There is another way of looking at this and thinking about it that isn’t either as common or as pessimistic. That is that if you think about it from the perspective of life at the level of … Continue reading

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Life extension

Lifeboat post by Andres Grases link to George Church interview – link comment by Mike Thomas [ 1/October/21 Mike wrote – I think we can slow the aging process but not cancel it totally.] Mike Thomas Think about it this … Continue reading

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Life extension

Will Jeff Bezos backing ‘rejuvenation’ technology that could prolong human life be a success? [ 27/September/21 ] Bezos might make a difference, and maybe not. Since 1974 it has been clear to me that indefinite life extension (not quite immortality, … Continue reading

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Changes from increased life expactancy

Would the rhythms or patterns of world history differ if humans had longer life expectancies of up to at least 100 years? [ 24/September/21 ] I think the average needs to be out past 1,000 years before we would see … Continue reading

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If “Why should humans exist?” is the question a powerful sentient AI being capable of wiping humanity and self-sustenance asks you, then what would you say or show to it?

If “Why should humans exist?” is the question a powerful sentient AI being capable of wiping humanity and self-sustenance asks you, then what would y`ou say or show to it? [ 20/September/21 ] If the AI does not value its … Continue reading

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Do you expect or plan to still be alive in the year 2050?

Do you expect or plan to still be alive in the year 2050? [ 16/September/21 ] Plan – yes. Expect? That’s harder. I’m hopeful, and if I get that far should have a reasonable chance at a very long life. … Continue reading

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What would an optimal society look like, if the requirement were to enable the longest possible existence of the human species?

What would an optimal society look like, if the requirement were to enable the longest possible existence of the human species? [ 14/September/21 ] Bill Cravens does quite accurately note some of the major problems, but I think he is … Continue reading

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What is the maximum human lifespan in this day and age?

What is the maximum human lifespan in this day and age? [ 26/July/21 ] What exactly does the question ask? Lifespan is the length of time a person actually functions (lives). Does the question mean – of those who have … Continue reading

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Life extension changes

How would the world change if humans became immortal today–specifically, let’s stipulate that we de-age to or stop aging in our late-twenties, but we all can die of trauma, infection, or other like causes? [ 5/July/21 ] If you remove … Continue reading

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