E18 Life Extension: Cryonics and Mind Uploading


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Ancient civilizations all across the world have spent centuries searching for the secret to immortality, launching quests to seek the elixir of life and the philosopher's stone. While their efforts proved unfruitful, advances in modern-day science are illuminating new and exciting pathways towards life-extension. But, as companies emerge pledging to raise the dead through cryonics and mind uploading, we find ourselves faced with fundamental philosophical questions regarding the nature of consciousness and the concept of personal identity. Tune in to dive deep into these philosophical mysteries and discover whether life extension is truly as enticing as it appears.

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