By Hank Pellissier

35 Essays and 10 Debates on lifestyles extension and the way forward for drugs.

Show description

Preview of Human Destiny is to Eliminate Death: Essays, Rants & Arguments on Immortalism PDF

Similar Essays books

Don Quixote

Edith Grossman's definitive English translation of the Spanish masterpiece. commonly considered as one of many funniest and such a lot tragic books ever written, Don Quixote chronicles the adventures of the self-created knight-errant Don Quixote of l. a. Mancha and his trustworthy squire, Sancho Panza, as they shuttle via sixteenth-century Spain.

Scout, Atticus, and Boo: A Celebration of Fifty Years of To Kill a Mockingbird

To commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of Harper Lee’s liked vintage To Kill a Mockingbird, filmmaker Mary Murphy has interviewed trendy figures—including Oprah, Anna Quindlen, and Tom Brokaw—on how the publication has impacted their lives. those interviews are compiled in Scout, Atticus, and Boo, the precise spouse to at least one of an important American books of the 20 th Century.

Awake in the Dark: The Best of Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert has been writing movie studies for the Chicago Sun-Times for almost 40 years. and through these 4 a long time, his broad wisdom, willing judgment, prodigious power, and sharp humorousness have made him America’s such a lot celebrated movie critic. He was once the 1st such critic to win a Pulitzer Prize—one of simply 3 movie critics ever to obtain that honor—and the single one to have a celebrity devoted to him at the Hollywood stroll of reputation.

Things Beyond Resemblance: Collected Essays on Theodor W. Adorno (Columbia Themes in Philosophy, Social Criticism, and the Arts)

Theodor W. Adorno used to be an enormous twentieth-century thinker and social critic whose writings on oppositional tradition in paintings, tune, and literature more and more stand on the heart of latest highbrow debate. during this very good assortment, Robert Hullot-Kentor, broadly considered as the main individual American translator and commentator on Adorno, gathers jointly 16 essays he has written concerning the thinker over the last 20 years.

Extra resources for Human Destiny is to Eliminate Death: Essays, Rants & Arguments on Immortalism

Show sample text content

The first reason behind having intercourse is that it feels sturdy, now not procreation. in any case, the type of intercourse that's such a lot indulged in (masturbation) doesn't bring about being pregnant. So i don't purchase the argument that folks will quit intercourse after they in attaining immortality. in truth, i'd wish that via then society is liberated from sexual hangups STDs and folks liberally scan with their our bodies and minds in pursuit of ever larger states of sexual bliss. Extropia DaSilva . . . . . . . . . . the first cause that it developed to consider sturdy can be its function in procreation, yet i am happy to record that non-procreative intercourse with a appropriate individual nonetheless feels really outstanding, thank you. David Thompson . . . . . . . . . . probably whereas within the digital international we are going to locate anything much better than intercourse! Teresa Belcher . . . . . . . . . . Debate query #8 should still Foes of Immortality be Ridiculed as "Deathists" and "Suicidalists"? may still Immortalists slur their rivals as “Deathists” and “Suicidalists”? Or is that this counter-productive? “Deathist” is an oft-used derogatory time period, applied to mock those that oppose Immortalism. Hurling it conveys the wrath that many existence extensionists believe in the direction of their competitors -  who additionally they outline as murderers… Anti-Immortalists don’t wish price range reforms to strengthen age-ending study. they need loss of life to proceed, for everybody… should still Immortalist-Activists hurl “Deathist”, “Vitaphobe” and “Suicidalist” slurs at their enemies? Is it exact and efficient to rudely ridicule the oppositional trust procedure? should still memes that humiliate anti-immortalists be created and dispensed? Is there a backlash while immortalists are hostile? it really is extremist? Is it powerful? may still a type, sufferer approach to discussion be verified, as a substitute? What procedure is the simplest, to accomplish the last word objective? Vicious assault? Or mild persuasion? Comments   i might say it isn't a wise factor to ridicule the other trust method, only if trust is just a refusal to simply accept that immortality is feasible. i might oppose anyone who might stand within the method of advances in drugs or something that makes existence larger and/or of longer period. i wouldn't ridicule or perhaps rather manage to argue with anyone who says immortality is as very unlikely as perpetual movement, simply because- except there's a few radical revision of our knowing of the legislation of physics- both one particularly IS very unlikely. in reality, in the event you relatively press so-called immortalists in this factor such a lot do concede that they don't rather suggest lifestyles eternal yet particularly dying being postponed for a long time. in spite of this, i wouldn't wish us giving up on wondering our primary theories and seeking out attainable loopholes that immortalists could take advantage of within the quest to maintain loss of life at bay. yet easily raging opposed to death and people who, for no matter what cause, have made their peace with their mortality does not anything yet minimize the joy of the time i've got left. So why do it? Extropia DaSilva . . . . . . . . . . Having been in elected workplace as a member of the Maryland Legislature and having been in lots of severe debates over numerous matters together with abortion, taxes, country budgets etc, i might contend that adverse reviews are eventually counterproductive.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.36 of 5 – based on 42 votes