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Quick overview of biopolitical points of view




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Gene Therapy is NOT a Monstrous Science / Singularity 1on1

Why Superintelligence May Not Help Us Think about Existential Risks — or Transhumanism

Sleep Drug Modafinil Affirmed by Scientists as a Safe and Effective Brain Booster

Identity: In & Beyond the Gender Binary

How SETI Will Understand Messages Broadcast by an Alien Intelligence

Philosophy versus Science versus Politics


ieet books

The End of the Beginning: Life, Society and Economy on the Brink of the Singularity
Author
Ben Goertzel

Humans and Automata A Social Study of Robotics
Riccardo Campa

The End: What Science and Religion Tell Us about the Apocalypse
Phil Torres

Envisioning Politics 2.0
David Wood and Alexander Karran eds.


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Darin Robbins on 'Transhumanism: there are [at least] ten different philosophical categories; which one(s) are you?' (Sep 2, 2015)

Giulio Prisco on 'The Political Voice of a Transhumanist - An Interview with Presidential Candidate Zoltan Istvan' (Sep 2, 2015)

Steve Fuller on 'The Political Voice of a Transhumanist - An Interview with Presidential Candidate Zoltan Istvan' (Sep 2, 2015)

dobermanmac on 'The Political Voice of a Transhumanist - An Interview with Presidential Candidate Zoltan Istvan' (Sep 2, 2015)

micahredding on 'The Political Voice of a Transhumanist - An Interview with Presidential Candidate Zoltan Istvan' (Sep 1, 2015)

Lincoln Cannon on 'The Political Voice of a Transhumanist - An Interview with Presidential Candidate Zoltan Istvan' (Sep 1, 2015)

Laurence Hitterdale on 'Would AI and Aliens be Moral in a Godless Universe?' (Aug 31, 2015)







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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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UN Programme on Ageing


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Recent Longer, Healthy Life News


"Gene Therapy is NOT a Monstrous Science / Singularity 1on1"  Nikola Danaylov (Sep 3, 2015)

"Sleep Drug Modafinil Affirmed by Scientists as a Safe and Effective Brain Booster"  by George Dvorsky (Sep 3, 2015)

"Identity: In & Beyond the Gender Binary"  Dave Naz (Sep 3, 2015)

"Philosophy versus Science versus Politics"  by Russell Blackford (Sep 3, 2015)

"How Steady Can Wind Power Blow?"  by Ramez Naam (Sep 2, 2015)

"42 Splices and Counting: Nine Facts You Should Know About the Planned Parenthood Smear Campaign"  by Valerie Tarico (Sep 2, 2015)

"Oliver Sacks Has Died in Peace"  by John G. Messerly (Sep 2, 2015)

"The Future of Business"  Future Grind (Sep 1, 2015)

"Humans: The Next Platform"  by Geoffrey Woo (Sep 1, 2015)

"The Political Voice of a Transhumanist - An Interview with Presidential Candidate Zoltan Istvan"  by Daniel Faggella (Sep 1, 2015)

"Genome Stability Leads to Negligible Senescence"  by Maria Konovalenko (Aug 31, 2015)

"Bipolar Disorder Is Like Having Two Serious Illnesses at Once"  Big Think (Aug 31, 2015)


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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