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Ethics

What are the consequences of radical life extension?

Should we attempt to live forever?

More questions than answers - but more information coming soon.

Ethics News

South Korea has the world's fewest babies per woman, and the number keeps dropping

The Guardian - 28-Feb-2024

This is despite spending billions to encourage families to have more children

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COVID-19 and inequality cast a long shadow on UK life expectancy

The Health Foundation - 23-Feb-2024

Experts calling for action to improve basic needs and address inequalities

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New questions emerge about where and how to use brain tech safely and fairly

Nuffield Council on Bioethics - 08-Feb-2024

The tech expands beyond medicine, demanding new oversight

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Hold on Europe! Cleaning up the polluted air later could mean thousands deaths sooner

The Guardian - 02-Feb-2024

Eastern Europe already breathes dirtier air, and the delay would hit them the hardest

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For every year you spend in school, your life gets 2% longer!

The Guardian - 23-Jan-2024

Skipping classes may be as harmful for your health as smoking

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Ethics Resources

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Global Healthspan Summit 2023

29-Nov-2023 to 30-Nov-2023

Longevity summit organised by Hevolution Foundation (Riyadh,Saudi Arabia)

Longevity Policy - Coffee and Chat (London)

29-Jul-2023

Longevity Cafe Meetup to discuss what government policies should be campaigned for

Asking parliament how ageing research advances affect policy

Adrian Cull asks whether the UK parliament has looked into the rapid progress in ageing research and longevity treatments

Checking Out

Amazon

How would you react if you knew you could die suddenly, and probably would, written by Nick Spalding

Why Political Action Matters for Longevity - Dylan Livingston at Ending Age-Related Diseases 2022

Dylan Livingston of the Alliance for Longevity Initiatives explains why political longevity activism needs to exist (YouTube)

The Case Against Death

Amazon

Book written by philosopher Ingemar Patrick Linden

Fireside Chat with FDA Commissioner Robert Califf on Healthy Longevity

03-May-2023

Inaugural session of Kitalys Institute's Targeting Healthy Longevity 2023 virtual conference, 03-May-23 (FREE)

Longevity Cafe : Ethics of Life Extension - Coffee and Chat

01-Apr-2023

The club's Longevity Cafe Meetup group will be discussing ethics of longevity (FREE)

Healthy Longevity Medicine Society (HLMS)

Medical society with focus on promoting longevity as a specialty area of modern healthcare

Aging in World History

Amazon

In Aging in World History, author David G. Troyansky presents the first global history of aging

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Ethics Blog Posts

Suicide Club by Rachel Heng - Book Review
04-Jan-2019

Suicide Club by Rachel Heng - Book Review

In the book, the vision of biological immortality has become reality, but has not yet fully arrived

Inequality and Threat
19-Apr-2018

Inequality and Threat

A look at the risk of inequality between rich and poor being polarised to extreme

They don’t want you to hear about the end of ageing
17-Nov-2016

They don’t want you to hear about the end of ageing

Many advertisers refused to take my money to promote the Live Forever Manual - raising awareness is an uphill battle!

New UK Alcohol Guidelines - Are you feeling lucky?
09-Feb-2016

New UK Alcohol Guidelines - Are you feeling lucky?

Just the one won't kill me... well, it might, as there is no safe level for drinking alcohol

Air pollution - a significant killer
07-May-2015

Air pollution - a significant killer

Long-term exposure to PM2.5 and other air pollution can knock 12 years off your life