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Tag: Rejuvenation

The pro-aging trance stops people seeing aging as a problem.
Has the tide turned for rejuvenation biotechnology? It seems that opposition against medicine that seeks to slow, halt, or reverse aging may be slowly starting to crumble. For example, Lifespan.io's current crowdfunding campaign is going extremely well, and journalists begin to talk about senolytics in more positive terms, without any predictions of doom and gloom...
Today, we're going to engage in a thought experiment. We're going to imagine a world with some sort of antechamber to life in which you hang around as some sort of disembodied entity before you are born. (Some people actually believe in something like that, but we won't go there; it's just a thought experiment.)...
One of the reasons why the idea of rejuvenating people isn't all that easy to sell is that it challenges the status quo. For good or bad, we're used to the fact that our health goes south on us as time goes by, ultimately killing us if nothing else does. That's not a nice certainty...
Some time ago, I noticed a stock photo of an old lady seeing her geriatrician, who was a much younger woman. Nothing special was happening in the picture, which showed just two people talking; however, it made me wonder what it must feel like to be an elderly person consulting a geriatrician. One initial assumption...
Today, I would like to tell you two short stories describing what your far future might look like, depending on the choices that you—though not only you—will make in the near future. Feel free to leave a comment to let others know which one you'd rather have as your real future. Story 1: A day...

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