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Bioethics/Biotech, Transhumanism

Death as an engineering problem

Interview: Jason Silva on How Science Will Make You Live Forever looks at scientific ‘salvation’ stories.

Besides, by labeling death a problem, it shifts our complacent attitude about death and turns it into an engineering problem, one that we can solve, much as we have solved impossible problems in the past.

The film referred to in the article is available on YouTube at YouTube – THE IMMORTALISTS – a short film

Related films – YouTube – Quest for immortality (New Scientist) and Do You Want To Live Forever? (Channel 4).

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