Utilitarianism And Superlongevity

Something a little more eclectic for you today: a long essay by Michael Anissimov that examines utility arguments, happiness, science, altruism and existential risks relating to the topic of greatly extended healthy life spans. Articles of this sort are very useful for those of us who ponder how best to contribute to the creation of a worthwhile future. Everyone should, at some point in their lives, walk through this process of examining the likely course of large scale events, the risks and the rewards. We're a rational species, capable of planning, introspection and risk analysis - it really would be a crime to forge ahead in life with taking a little time to think about it first.

Link: http://www.acceleratingfuture.com/michael/works/immethics.htm

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