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Steven Wise of Nonhuman Rights Project on Colbert Report

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LEV: The Game – Play to Win Indefinite Life

When risk gets personal

The Sad Passing of a Positive Futurist

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Virtually Human: The Promise—-and the Peril—-of Digital Immortality
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Intelligence Unbound: The Future of Uploaded and Machine Minds
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Between Ape and Artilect: Conversations with Pioneers of AGI and Other Transformative Technologies
by Ben Goertzel ed.

Human Purpose and Transhuman Potential: A Cosmic Vision for Our Future Evolution
by Ted Chu


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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.

IEET Longer, Better Lives News

Longevity DividendLongevity Dividend List Promoting research into and access to technologies for healthy longevity

Key Longevity Links


Longevity Dividend Campaign

Longevity Dividend Statement, the Longevity Dividend article in The Scientist (March 2006)

Immortality Institute An international network of people working on radical life extension.

Methusaleh Mouse Project An annual prize for the team that has made a mouse live the longest, directed by IEET Fellow Aubrey de Grey.

InfoAging.org A site sponsored by the American Federation for Aging Research, providing comprehensive information about aging from a mainstream scientific point of view.

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Recent Longer, Healthy Life News


"Steven Wise of Nonhuman Rights Project on Colbert Report"  nonhumanrightsproject.org (Jul 23, 2014)

"How do you explain consciousness?"  TED (Jul 23, 2014)

"LEV: The Game – Play to Win Indefinite Life"  by Gennady Stolyarov II (Jul 23, 2014)

"When risk gets personal"  by Andrew Maynard (Jul 23, 2014)

"A vote for stem cells"  nature video (Jul 21, 2014)

"The Singularity Is Near Movie Trailer"  The Singularity Is Near (The Movie) (Jul 21, 2014)

"Plato and the Physicist: A Multicosmic Love Story"  by Rick Searle (Jul 21, 2014)

"The gathering storm of lab safety: Pathogen safety in federal labs"  by Andrew Maynard (Jul 21, 2014)

"Should we have a right not to work?"  by John Danaher (Jul 20, 2014)

"Sorgner, Vita-More, Hughes @ Enhancement & Morality in the Digital Era"  (Jul 20, 2014)

"Fighting to Save Lives - The Struggle for Indefinite Life Extension"  by Eric Schulke (Jul 19, 2014)

"Liberal Democracy, The Third Way, & Social Futurism (pt. 2 of 3)"  by Amon Twyman (Jul 19, 2014)


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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