[ExI] Life extension
ilia.stambler at gmail.com
Tue Oct 22 17:09:47 UTC 2013
Perhaps the first point might be slightly reformulated -
1) Ensuring a significant increase of governmental funding for goal
oriented progress on preventing the degenerative aging process, and the
derivative chronic noncommunicable diseases and disabilitie*s*, and for
extending healthy and productive life during the entire life course.
That is to stress both the health and economic rationale for prioritizing
*healthy* life extension research and practice.
On Tue, Oct 22, 2013 at 7:55 PM, Anders Sandberg <anders at aleph.se> wrote:
> On 2013-10-22 14:32, Ilia Stambler wrote:
>> I wonder if I may ask what other topics are to be discussed?
> Well, me and professor Linda Partridge will have 10 minutes each, and the
> Minister for Care and Ageing is presumably busy enough to escape after
> having done his job. So the total amount of topics will be very, very
> The core idea is to explain to the politicians that we are seeing
> increases in life expectancy, that longevity risk (uncertainty about future
> mortality) is going up, and that there are potential for interventions to
> extended lifespan. So weought to develop strategies for dealing with this.
> I will talk about the ethical and social motivations why longevity is a
> good thing.
> Hmm, interesting realization: the Minister is on the health side rather
> than research. So he might have less ability to help research, but ought to
> be good for the advisory board idea.
> Dr Anders Sandberg
> Future of Humanity Institute
> Oxford Martin School
> Oxford University
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