By Michael G. Zey

during this fascinating quantity, futurist and writer Michael G. Zey imagines a time within which expertise has stretched human lifestyles spans to 400 years or extra. Genetic engineering, cloning, and stem-cell know-how will remove illnesses and make allowance for nanoscopic fix and upkeep of the physique. "Smart medications" and caloric restrict courses will principally cease getting older and make sure fit our bodies and sharp minds indefinitely.Grounding his hypothesis in modern medical learn, Zey's confident imaginative and prescient sees retirement changed through hiatuses among careers, and rest time spent in multi-generational houses. Key avid gamers within the debate comprise supporters like Cambridge college scientist Aubrey de gray, who envisions five-thousand-year existence spans, and the unconventional futurist writer Ray Kurzweil, who foresees the merging of people and desktops. agencies reminiscent of the Coalition to increase existence foyer the govt. for immortality study investment and locate competition within the President's Council on Bioethics and "deep ecologists" advocating zero-population growth.Criticizing present environmental tendencies as anti-progress and anti-human, Zey's personal options contain arguable measures like human regulate of climate, colonization of outer area, and genetically editing nutrition. He concludes that the eventuality of a latest Fountain of teenybopper is nearer than we expect. Zey's predictions in regards to the destiny are considerate and fascinating.

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