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Longer, Better Lives Program


Twenty extra years of healthy life are just as valuable in someone's second century of life as in their first. With the Longer, Better Lives program we seek to make the case for longer healthier lives, addressing objections to life extension, from the alleged problem of overpopulation to the threat of ennui. We are coordinating and seeking consultation with senior citizens groups and organizations of the disabled to help them challenge ageist and ableist attitudes that discourage the full utilization of health technology.

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"What, Me Worry? - I Don’t Share Most Concerns About Artificial Intelligence"  by Lawrence Krauss (May 28, 2015)

"Can Transhumanism Overcome a Widespread Deathist Culture?"  by Zoltan Istvan (May 28, 2015)

"Brain Matters! Cutting Edge Neurotechnologies: Clinical and Ethical Issues"  (May 28, 2015)

"What Happened When Liberia Tested a Pilot Program of Cash Transfers to the Extreme Poor in Bomi?"  by Scott Santens (May 28, 2015)

"Aristotle, Robot Slaves, and a New Economic System"  by John G. Messerly (May 27, 2015)

"Hate Speech Hurts - Should It Be Banned?"  by Aaron Moritz (May 27, 2015)

"India: little real progress for most people during the 20-year economic boom"  by piero scaruffi (May 26, 2015)

"Three Transhumanist Organizations Fund “Science & Literacy Centre” in Uganda"  by Hank Pellissier (May 26, 2015)

"From Children of ‘Witches’ to ‘Child Witches’ in Ghana"  by Leo Igwe (May 26, 2015)

"Neural Data Privacy Rights - An Issue We *Should* Be Worried About"  by Melanie Swan (May 26, 2015)

"Wallach, Hughes, Vita-More, Smart, Lin, Darling @ Governance of Emerging Technologies"  (May 26, 2015)

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Exploring Life Extension (Immortality Institute 2005)



This film explores various aspects of extreme life extension and includes interviews with IEET Executive Director James Hughes and IEET Fellow Aubrey de Grey.

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