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Aubrey de Grey

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Aubrey de Grey
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Aubrey de Grey is a life extensionist and cryonicist who claims that the first person to live to 1,000 is likely already alive.[1] Though not quite as optimistic as some about the nearness of extending life, de Grey claims someone born around the year 2000 has anywhere from a 50 to 80 percent of living much longer than the current lifespan, depending on how much funding SENS and related life extension programs receive in the near future.


See the main article on this topic: Transhumanism § Radical life extension

PZ Myers believes immortality or even very long lifespans are impossible because the second law of thermodynamics leads to inevitable decay in any living system.[2]

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