Life Extension

The Case Against Life Extension – Population Growth – Part V

Population Growth – The Biggest Threat to Poverty Reduction Every day, more than 1 billion people go to bed hungry and almost 3 billion people face water scarcity for at least one month every year, points out the WWF. Despite the global birth rate falling to 2,5 children per woman, population growth will continue for decades, to 8,1  billion people by 2025 …

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The Case Against Life Extension – Health Care & Pensions – Part IV

The steady increase in life expectancy is now close to, or above 80 years in many developed countries. This is a ‘natural’ consequence of a generally healthier lifestyle on one hand and medical advancements in biotech and genomics on the other. And this is a good thing, no question. But this constantly extended lifespan already puts upward pressure on savings …

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The Case Against Life Extension – Climate – Part III

The Biggest Threat for Humanity are more Humans 400 ppm. It’s only a figure, but it’s a number that underscores the largest threat to humanity and biodiversity in the decades to come: the global climate disruption due to the buildup of human-generated greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. Last year, the South Pole Observatory recorded for the first time, that global carbon dioxide (CO2) …

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The Case Against Life Extension – Water – Part II

Life is beautiful; a longer and healthier life must be paradise and a superior goal to achieve. Therefore, anyone who rejects a ‘big idea’ in human development by  progressive science as extending the average lifespan to 140 years and more (see part I), risks to be labeled as something like a ‘hillybilly’. Hillybilly or not – I don’t care, since I …

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The Search For Life Extension – Part I

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If you plan to have children in the near future, your newborn girl or boy will see much more of the future you might think, far beyond the year 2100! And your grand-grandchildren will probably enjoy the beauty of our planet at least until the year 2300 and why not forever. Countries like Japan, Switzerland or Spain already have an …

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