Tag Archives: Longevity

Life-Expectancy – Continued from 2018

Ivan replied to my answer to Life-Expectancy from 2018 [ 2/Mar/21 ] Hi Ivan, The question doesn’t specify “life expectancy at birth” – it is an open question in that sense. There are many possible ways of calculating life expectancy, … Continue reading

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A substitute for worry

What is one substitute for worry that can make the world a better place? [ 24/Feb/21 ] Responsibility. Accepting that all complexity has necessary sets of conditions required for survival. Accepting that any real freedom necessarily results in diversity (all … Continue reading

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Follow-on from the a post on Tesla coming from Venus

[ 29/Jan/21 – on Tom’s Facebook page] Tom, I am not 100% certain of anything. I deal in sets of evidence and balance of probabilities between competing explanatory sets. And I have actually examined vast sets of evidence, and applied … Continue reading

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Life Extension

In Response to Trevor Lowman – Facebook – Life extension – “Do you believe that it will ever be technologically possible to rejuvenate a human being”… [ 2/1/21 ] Just because we give a singular name to things like “cancer” … Continue reading

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What can be more possible for the human race, longevity or immortality?

What can be more possible for the human race, longevity or immortality? [ 2/1/21 ] There can be no guarantee of immortality, and there can be reasonable confidence about indefinite life extension. We cannot know any infinity, and there must … Continue reading

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Lifeboat, longevity, old bacteria

A reply to a comment by Peter to a post in Lifeboat Foundation facebook page linking to Scientists pull living microbes, possibly 100 million years old, from beneath the sea [ 18/12/20 Peter stated “I don’t see how this pertains … Continue reading

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Biden – climate science over lunar exploration

Lifeboat Foundation link to SpaceNews report that Biden administration expected to emphasize climate science over lunar exploration at NASA. [ 13/11/20 ] If anyone is really serious about managing the earth’s climate over the long term, then getting manufacturing technology … Continue reading

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Spinoff – Vesuvius and other risks

Comment to Spinoff on Vesuvius article [ 11/9/20 ] The Vesuvius-Pompeii article does not just apply to Auckland, it applies to most of the North Island. Last time Taupo erupted (which was more recently than Vesuvius), it essentially sterilised most … Continue reading

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Why longevity?

[ 9/9/20 Lifeboat Foundation Facebook Page – Eric Asked “Why do you want an unlimited lifespan?”] Having a personal stake in long term security seems to be the easiest way to ensure long term viability of complex systems. I already … Continue reading

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Complexity and risk reduction

[ 9/9/20 comment to Eric Klein on Lifeboat Foundation facebook page] Let me be explicit in what I was pointing to with that attempt at humour (sometimes autistic spectrum geeks don’t do humour well). Trying to stay out of the … Continue reading

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