Re: Life Span Extension

From: J. R. Molloy (
Date: Thu Nov 15 2001 - 08:34:52 MST

From: "Joao Pedro de Magalhaes" <>
> I defend that stem cells are a very promising approach in terms of
> anti-aging treatments

Yes, tremendous interest focuses on stem cell research as it applies to
anti-aging, as a cursory Google search readily reveals. This rapidly advancing
field of biotech has also begun to concentrate on neurological applications,
and has attracted enormous investment capital. No wonder, since wealth has a
tendency to aggregate with age.

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Useless hypotheses, etc.:
 consciousness, phlogiston, philosophy, vitalism, mind, free will, qualia,
analog computing, cultural relativism, GAC, Cyc, Eliza, cryonics, individual
uniqueness, ego, human values, scientific relinquishment, malevolent AI,
non-sensory experience

We move into a better future in proportion as science displaces superstition.

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