Modern Alchemy

A comment from Max More, made on the Extropy Chat List:

I've often made parallels with the alchemists and their three goals of transmuting the elements, achieving flight, and immortality. I like to say: two down, one to go.

The alchemists were pre-scientific, of course, but had their heart in the right place.

Has to be said, I wish we were further along with the last goal there - but whatever you might think of that remark, it's food for thought.

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