X-Message-Number: 25360
Date: Sun, 19 Dec 2004 13:56:38 -0600
From: "Bruce J. Klein" <>
Subject: ImmInst Update - Video: Alcor's Joe Waynick


Tour Alcor's Cryonics facility with Alcor Pres/CEO - Joe Waynick:


Potential ImmInst + NYTA meeting and dinner - Sat Feb 5, New York


The Prophet Of Immortality - Aubrey de Grey


Who Want to Life Forever? Chat: Sun Dec 19 @ 8 PM Eastern


The Immortality Institute (ImmInst.org), a 501c3 non-profit educational 
organization, has brought together nineteen scientists, doctors and 
philosophers to share their perspective on what may be the most 
significant scientific development that humanity has ever faced   the 
eradication of aging and mortality.

(PRWEB) November 6, 2004 -- Titled  The Scientific Conquest of Death - 
Essays on Infinite Lifespans,  this anthology is both a gentle 
introduction to the multitude of cutting-edge scientific developments, 
and a thoughtful, multidisciplinary discussion of the ethics, politics 
and philosophy behind the scientific
conquest of death.

Essays included (296 pages):

  Biological Immortality - Michael Rose, Ph.D.
  The War on Aging - Aubrey de Grey, Ph.D.
  The Dream of Elixir Vitae - Jo o Pedro de Magalh es, Ph.D.
  Therapeutic Cloning - Michael D. West, Ph.D.
  Nanomedicine - Robert A. Freitas Jr., J.D.
  Human Body Version 2.0 - Raymond Kurzweil, Ph.D.
  Progress Toward Cyberimmortality - William Sims Bainbridge, Ph.D.
  Will Robots Inherit the Earth? - Marvin Minsky, Ph.D.
  Medical Time Travel: A Question of Science - Brian Wowk, Ph.D.
  Some Ethical and Theological Considerations - Brad F. Mellon, Ph.D.
  Superlongevity without Overpopulation - Max More, Ph.D.
  Upsetting the Natural Order - Mike Treder
  The Self-Defeating Fantasy - Eric S. Rabkin, Ph.D.
  Time Consciousness in Very Long Life - Manfred Clynes, Ph.D.
  Confessions of a Proselytizing Immortalist - Shannon Vyff
  Some Problems with Immortalism - Ben Best
  An Introduction to Immortalist Morality - Marc Geddes
  Should We Fear Death? - Russell Blackford, Ph.D.
  Who Wants To Live Forever? - Nick Bostrom, Ph.D.

All profits donated to the Immortality Institute in support of its 
mission - conquer the blight of involuntary death.

ISBN: 9875611352 Price: $17.60


Immortality Institute: "For Infinite Lifespans"
501c3 Mission: "Conquer the Blight of Involuntary Death"
Members: 1,883 - http://www.imminst.org/fullmembers

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