Hosted by John Lobell, we talk with visionaries – people in the arts, technology, science, culture, and spirituality

Visionaries - 12.11.17

“Extreme Life Extension.” The past 200 years has see (roughly) a doubling of the average life span. But 80 years seems to be a common limit, and perhaps 125 is the absolute limit. But what if we could live for hundreds, even thousands of years. That is the goal of some researchers today who assume that in perhaps 50 years we will be able to stop aging all together. And for those who won’t make it through the next 50 years, there is cryonics. Today’s show looks at some of the issues surrounding “extreme life extension.” (Oh, and check out a project on which I work. More on Timeship in a future show.)

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