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

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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.

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"Bostrom on Superintelligence (1): The Orthogonality Thesis"  by John Danaher (Jul 30, 2014)

"Dazed and Confused — The Case for Comprehensive Sexual Education"  by Valerie Tarico (Jul 30, 2014)

"Soylent Update Keto Version"  John Niman (Jul 29, 2014)

"Fermi Paradox & the Great Filter- Are We Likely Doomed?"  Adam Ford (Jul 29, 2014)

"Sherlock Holmes as Cyborg and the Future of Retail"  by Rick Searle (Jul 29, 2014)

"Artificial Intelligence, Anthropics & Cause Prioritization"  Adam Ford (Jul 28, 2014)

"What is the Difference between Posthumanism and Transhumanism?"  by Kevin LaGrandeur (Jul 28, 2014)

"Building the Virtues Control Panel"  by J. Hughes (Jul 28, 2014)

"Convergent Risk, Social Futurism, and the Wave of Change (Part 2 of 2)"  by Amon Twyman (Jul 27, 2014)

"Beauty Is Skin-deep—But That’s Where Genetic Engineering Is Going Next"  by Ted Chu (Jul 27, 2014)

"Convergent Risk, Social Futurism, and the Wave of Change (Part 1 of 2)"  by Amon Twyman (Jul 26, 2014)

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Exploring Life Extension (Immortality Institute 2005)



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