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Living Forever Has Never Been More Popular


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Zoltan Istvan reports from RAAD Fest – the biggest life extension festival in history.

1000 attendee strong festival signals the growing trend of the life extension movement.

Speakers included anti-aging leaders, CEOs and a key note by Ray Kurzweil via robot.

US government is unlikely to fund life extension science while high numbers of representatives publicly believe in an afterlife.

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Aubrey de Grey

President and Chief Science Officer at Longevity Escape Velocity (LEV) Foundation


Combating aging and associated diseases. An Alphabet (Google) subsidiary.

Human Longevity

Health Intelligence Company

James Strole

Co-founder and Co-director of People Unlimited, and the Director of the Coalition for Radical Life Extension.

Larry Ellison

Chairman of the Board and Chief Technology Officer at Oracle

Liz Parrish

Founder and CEO of BioViva

Max More

Ambassador & President Emeritus at Alcor Life Extension Foundation, Director of Communications at Biostasis Technologies

Peter Thiel

American entrepreneur and venture capitalist.

Ronald Klatz

Co-Founder and President at American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M).

William Bill Faloon

Director and co-founder of the Life Extension Foundation