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The Morality of Ending Aging

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I gave a talk in Philosophy on the morality behind Aubrey de Grey's work in life extension

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The Morality of Ending Aging

  1. 1. The Morality of Ending Aging
  2. 2. Is it possible?
  3. 3. Aubrey de Grey
  4. 4. The Science • Aging is result of evolutionary neglect, not intent • Metabolism » Damage » Pathology • 7 types of damage; No new type of damage identified since 1982
  5. 5. 7 Types of Damage • Cell loss/atrophy • Protein crosslinks • Extracellular junk • Death-resistant cells • Mitochondrial mutations • Lysosomal junk • Nuclear mutations
  6. 6. Longevity Escape Velocity 0 Remaining Life Expectancy 30 50 100 80 Time
  7. 7. Should we do it?

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