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Should libertarians hate the internet? A Nozickian Argument against Social Networks

Uploading and Autonomy

Should some conversations be suppressed?

Is the Anthropocene a Disaster or an Opportunity?

The psychology of your future self


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The Second Intelligent Species
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Marshall Brain

Anticipating Tomorrow’s Politics
Ed. David Wood

Post- and Transhumanism: An Introduction
Robert Ranisch and Stefan Lorenz Sorgner eds.

How “God” Works: A Logical Inquiry on Faith
Marshall Brain


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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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"IEET Launching Annual Fundraiser"  IEET (Mar 18, 2015)

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"Is the Anthropocene a Disaster or an Opportunity?"  by Rick Searle (Apr 13, 2015)

"The psychology of your future self"  TED (Apr 11, 2015)

"Black, Minority Lives Need to Matter in Medicine, Too"  by R. J. Crayton (Apr 8, 2015)

"American Family Association Posts then Deletes Explicit Theocratic Aspirations"  by Valerie Tarico (Apr 8, 2015)

"How Much Land Would it Take to Power the US via Solar?"  by Ramez Naam (Apr 8, 2015)

"What is the Future of Synthetic Meat?"  Review the Future (Apr 8, 2015)

"In Rahm Emanuel’s “Embarrassing” Victory, a Warning for Democrats"  by Richard Eskow (Apr 8, 2015)

"Epistemic and Cognitive Concept of Explanation: An Attempt at Synthesis (30min)"  Copernicus Center for Interdisciplinary Studies (Apr 7, 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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