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By Michael G. Zey

during this fascinating quantity, futurist and writer Michael G. Zey imagines a time within which expertise has stretched human existence spans to 400 years or extra. Genetic engineering, cloning, and stem-cell expertise will get rid of illnesses and make allowance for nanoscopic fix and upkeep of the physique. "Smart medicines" and caloric restrict courses will principally cease getting older and confirm fit our bodies and sharp minds indefinitely.Grounding his hypothesis in modern clinical study, Zey's positive imaginative and prescient sees retirement changed by way of hiatuses among careers, and relaxation time spent in multi-generational houses. Key gamers within the debate comprise supporters like Cambridge collage scientist Aubrey de gray, who envisions five-thousand-year existence spans, and the novel futurist writer Ray Kurzweil, who foresees the merging of people and desktops. enterprises akin to the Coalition to increase lifestyles foyer the govt. for immortality learn investment and locate competition within the President's Council on Bioethics and "deep ecologists" advocating zero-population growth.Criticizing present environmental traits as anti-progress and anti-human, Zey's personal suggestions comprise debatable measures like human keep watch over of climate, colonization of outer house, and genetically enhancing nutrients. He concludes that the eventuality of a contemporary Fountain of juvenile is nearer than we expect. Zey's predictions in regards to the destiny are considerate and fascinating.

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