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Aside from climate change, what have you worried about the future of humanity and the planet?

Aside from climate change, what have you worried about the future of humanity and the planet? I’m not worried about the planet, but the future of the life forms living on it has consumed much of my attention over the … Continue reading

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Quora – Scientists cure aging. How does your life change?

Quora – Scientists cure aging. How does your life change? Not much. I have known since 1974 that biological life extension was possible, but not how to do it. The big question that has occupied my mind for most of … Continue reading

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Quora – What technologies are being developed that will allow humans to live with climate change? Not technology developed to prevent climate change from reaching a “doom” point, but rather that will allow the human race to survive it.

Quora – What technologies are being developed that will allow humans to live with climate change? Not technology developed to prevent climate change from reaching a “doom” point, but rather that will allow the human race to survive it. The … Continue reading

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Quora – What is the biggest risk for humanity at the moment?

Quora – What is the biggest risk for humanity at the moment? Using markets to measure value. When most things were genuinely scarce, then one could make a reasonable case that “value in exchange” (what markets measure) was a reasonable … Continue reading

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Quora – Are we currently able to make quantitative predictions about the future based on the theory of evolution?

Quora – Are we currently able to make quantitative predictions about the future based on the theory of evolution? Depends what you mean. If you mean hard numbers about exactly what the future will look like, then the answer is … Continue reading

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New Microeconomics: How Evolution Explains Resource Distribution

New Microeconomics: How Evolution Explains Resource Distribution Some aspects of this article are great, some seem to completely mischaracterise both evolution and economics. Evolution is always about the survival of some set(s) of replicators in some set(s) of contexts. Mostly … Continue reading

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Quora – Would immortality become more of a disease than mortality causing diseases?

Quora – Would immortality become more of a disease than mortality causing diseases? What do you mean by immortality? If you mean a myopic focus on removing all risk from life, a focus on continued existence above all else, then … Continue reading

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