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Quora – advantages of longevity

What are the advantages and disadvantages of increasing life expectancy much beyond 80? Taking it well past 80 – ie indefinite life extension, with fully automated personal healthcare (zero cost), is the only thing I am interested in. Why so? … Continue reading

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Comment on Bret Weinstein’s 4th Frontier video

The Fourth Frontier | Bret Weinstein One of the things that surviving a terminal cancer diagnosis, then talking to other people who say that they also want to survive, has taught me is that most people would rather die than … Continue reading

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Talk to Zero Carbon Select Committee

16 Aug 2019 – 14:40 – just got home from a trip to Christchurch and back – to talk to the select committee considering the Zero Carbon Bill – a response to climate change concerns It was weird. Driving down, … Continue reading

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Quora – ethical consequences of immortality

Quora – What are the ethical consequences of immortality? Don’t agree with either of the other answers. It very much depends on what you mean by ethical? For me, my chosen highest values are individual life and individual liberty, and … Continue reading

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Comment to The Portal 001 – Eric Weinstein and Peter Thiel

You Tube – Peter Thiel on “The Portal”, Episode #001: An Era of Stagnation & Universal Institutional Failure. Technologist and Investor Peter Thiel is the guest as he joins Eric Weinstein in the studio Some really great stuff, and much … Continue reading

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Quora – Why is science important

Quora – Why Is Science So important In 2019? Few people understand what science is. Science is the willingness to ask questions, and to try things in reality, and look very closely at what happened, and try and make sense … Continue reading

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Daniel S – What legislation would be most meaningful to pass and why

A response to Daniel’s Facebook Post What legislation would be most meaningful to pass or amend in the US, at a federal level, if it was possible? Why? Some profound difficulties with the question Daniel. In the short to medium … Continue reading

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