The Trouble with Immortality

Who Wants to Live Forever? Part 1

If we could extend human life indefinitely, would it be a good idea? What are the downsides? Futurist Thomas Frey joins us for part 1 of a 3-part series.

Last Known Person Born in the 19th Century Dies

If what we are hearing about developments in anti-aging technology is true, the last person from the 20th century to die will do so long after the year 2118. But is that a good thing or a bad thing?

Is Death Our Only Option?

1.) Old System Failures

2.) Messy Transition

3.) Family Dynasties

4.) Wealth Controlled by the Super Old

5.) Super Entrenched Political Systems

6.) Loss of Urgency

7.) Loss of Innovation

8.) Heavy-Handed Population Control

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