"I don't know if a matter of living longer. What I wil say as an atheist its' about making the most out of the life we do have. As far as living longer you have to measure between quanity and quality. Depak Chopra has written books about…"
"Devon, Jim would you NOT avail yourself of extending life for even 20 years if given the opportunity?
I said as much in the post,
making sure the 4 score we do get we have the health and vigor to live it fully and maybe a modest jump to a 5 score…"
"What worries me is if we are pushing toward living so much longer and even immortality, what happens to the value of time? I mean, if you have nothing but time, why would you be in a hurry to do anything? I mean, you have forever, right? How would…"
"I remember reading some really great essays on the future of nanotech, Chris Pheonix, you should read his stuff, brilliant guy, I wish I could remember more of what he was talking about, but he emphasized quite a bit the use of responsible…"
"it's almost impossible to predict where these promising technologies will be in say 50 years...Nanotech is already a building market, and there are nano made materials, whether molecualr assemblers, nanofactories, nano solar power, and others…"
"I think if you read Aubrey's theories on how to repair the failing mechanisms of aging, you might reconsider, in that, he is brilliant and backs his theories up with proposed ways of his engineering approach.
However, whether if he will get…"
"I agree, and there was a very good rebuttal to his ideas, showing that he uses the term "exponential progress" as a magical type of word where things will just somehow take off where computers will magically become sentient, and this guy…"
"Here is a link to an upcoming transhumanist conference in Milan Italy. Regardless of your views on these topics, you might at least find this brief synopsis interesting, as it's the latest in theories thrown around at the…"
"and there was an article recently, I forget some techie mag, where they talked about storing back up copies of our brain information in a computer, basically, like a very complex way of storing our personalities, memories, and presumably all the…"
"sorry let me make a quick distinction...life extension is extending life by some amount, radical life extension is at least a few decades, and indefinite life extension would happen if we could halt or reverse aging, and ensure that we would stay at…"
"Finally to reply to Jim's post, Jim would you NOT avail yourself of extending life for even 20 years if given the opportunity?
See, I know it is unfair to the generations who don't benefit from robust life extension, (and I'm quite…"
"People keep thinking I am talking immortality when I'm talking life extension, WITH the problem of perhaps living quite long if we can successfully halt the aging process or reverse it, again read Aubrey De Grey's theories by wiking him or…"
"Count me in . Until our species stops breeding like rodents we shouldn't consider ways to be hanging around for 100's of years. I would prefer the financial and intellectual capital be invested in making sure the 4 score we do get we have…"
"ok I need to not come across as if I assume things. I should be much more careful with my wording...I didn't get any sleep and I'm reading into certain things.
I'm sure you do value your life, again I apologize. You were just so fast…"
We certainly do only have this one life, which is why radical life extension is so imperative to our advancement as a species. Please join my petition on Imminst to create a Centers for the Prevention of Aging to work in conjunction with the Centers for Disease Control. Thank you so much for your contributions to this project. Your efforts are greatly appreciated.
I'm so glad I found you on this!! You are a *brilliant* writer with a phenomenal mind, and I love reading your posts. They are *extremely* sophisticated and thought-provoking.
Btw, I was wondering if you would like to join me in forming a petition on Imminst to create a Centers for the Prevention of Aging to work in concert with the Centers for Disease Control. If you are interested, please visit www.imminst.org, go to "Project Ideas" and click on "Petition to Create a Centers for the Prevention of Aging". Thank you so much for your time and commitment. Together we can actualize this concept and defeat the aging process once and for all!!