Tag Archives: Longevity

If the average human lifespan was 1,000 years, how would your attitude towards long-term relationships change?

If the average human lifespan was 1,000 years, how would your attitude towards long-term relationships change? [ 15/May/21 ] An interesting idea to contemplate. I am autistic with a strong focus of the physicality of space, my wife is neurotypical … Continue reading

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What would be the next course of action if scientists discovered the secret to immortality? Would we stop having children and have everyone on the earth right now live forever? Or would we set a standard Age of death globally?

What would be the next course of action if scientists discovered the secret to immortality? Would we stop having children and have everyone on the earth right now live forever? Or would we set a standard Age of death globally? … Continue reading

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Are there too many people in the world for it to survive without radical social change?

Are there too many people in the world for it to survive without radical social change? [ 22/April/21 ] The number of people present is not yet the major driver for social change, and it is rapidly growing in importance. … Continue reading

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Response to Elon’s – maximize freedom – comment

Comment to Elon Musk – My Final Warning [ 21/April/21 ] Maximizing freedom is self terminating. What is needed is to maximize freedom with minimal risk to life. Every level of structure has necessary constraints required to support that level … Continue reading

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Immortality

Will genetic engineering make us inmortals? How? [ 13/April/21 ] Immortality is never a hard option. What we can conceivably do is eliminate the age related loss of function that we currently recognise as “aging”. There will eternally remain the … Continue reading

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Notes in a Life Extension forum on the nature of aging and related issues

[ 12/April/21 Facebook – Lifeboat – post by B J Murphy linking to an article on bio-inks] Indefinite life with expanding capabilities is a very complex suite of issues. One of the issues is that gradual changes can happen in … Continue reading

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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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