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The Boon to Longevity Progress will be Increased Activism, Advocacy & Lobbying

Posted by Franco Cortese , 16 December 2013 - - - - - - · 5,414 views

When asked what the biggest bottleneck for progress in life-extension is, most thinkers and researchers say funding. Others say the biggest bottleneck is breakthroughs, while still others say it’s our way of approaching the problem (i.e. seeking healthy life extension, a.k.a. “aging gracefully”, instead of more comprehensive methods of...


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Three Specters of Immortality (Talk Given at the Radical Life Extension Conference in Washington D.C)

Posted by Franco Cortese , 02 November 2013 - - - - - - · 4,064 views

The following is the text of a talk I gave at a Radical Life Extension Conference held in the U.S. Capitol on Sunday, September 22nd Talks were also given by Antonei B. Csoka, Gabriel Rothblatt, Tom Mooney, Mark Waser, Gray Scott, Josh Mitteldorf, Maitreya One, Jennifer ‘Dotora’ Huse and Apneet Jolly.

I would like to address what I...


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Immanuel Kant's Moral Philosophy Necessitates Personal Immortality

Posted by Franco Cortese , 20 October 2013 - - - - - - · 2,871 views

Immanuel Kant's Moral Philosophy Necessitates Personal Immortality Immanuel Kant (1724-1804) was an 18th century philosopher, one of the earliest philosophers belonging to the enlightenment tradition, and often considered the father of German Idealism.

Kant is remembered today more for his moral philosophy than his contributions to metaphysics and epistemology (Rohlf 2010).

His contributions to the field of...


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Video Panel with Aubrey de Grey, Franco Cortese, Ilia Stambler and Maria Konovalenko for the London Futurists Broadcast Live on YouTube

Posted by Franco Cortese , 10 October 2013 - * * * * * · 3,772 views

On September 29th I took part in a 4-person panel consisting of Aubrey de Grey, Ilia Stambler, Maria Konovalenko and myself, moderated by David Wood, for a London Futurists event broadcast live on YouTube.





The subjects discussed included...


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Longer Life Will Not Slow Planck's Picture of Progress, But Will Accelerate It!

Posted by Franco Cortese , in Addressing Common Concerns, Franco Cortese, Essay, Longevity, LongeCity Column, Uncategorized 21 August 2013 - * * * * * · 8,398 views
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“A new scientific truth does not triumph by convincing opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die, and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it.” ― Max Planck, Scientific Autobiography and Other Papers

We are all still children. As far as the Centenarian is concerned, the only...


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Heidegger, Cooney and The Death-Gives-Meaning-To-Life Hypothesis

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One common argument against indefinite lifespans is that a definitive limit to one’s life – that is, death – provides some essential baseline reference, and that it is only in contrast to this limiting factor that life has any meaning at all. In this article I refute the argument’s underlying premises, and then argue that even if...





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