The Future And You
Ideas and opinion about the future based on verifiable facts of today.
The Future And You--April 9, 2014

Gennady Stolyarov II is today's featured guest.

Topics: Peter Nygard's new life extension project going on now in the Bahamas in which he is injecting himself with stem cells (here is my interview with him in 2009); goal setting and prioritizing within an extended life (in which I quote from one of my interviews with Kim Stanley Robinson); Gennady emphasizes that many traditions are built into our culture which are based on a universal expectation of death as a certainty; and we cover a number of the ideas within his many writings on life-extension such as those in his articles, essays, novel, theatrical play, and his many video-essays which are freely available on Youtube.

Gennady Stolyarov II is an actuary, science-fiction novelist, independent philosophical essayist, poet, amateur mathematician, composer, contributor to Transhumanity, Enter Stage Right, Le Quebecois Libre, Rebirth of Reason, Ludwig von Mises Institute, Senior Writer for The Liberal Institute, and Editor-in-Chief of The Rational Argumentator, a magazine championing the principles of reason, rights, and progress. Mr. Stolyarov also publishes his articles on theYahoo! Contributor Network to assist the spread of rational ideas. He holds the highest Clout Level (10) possible on the Yahoo! Contributor Network and is one of its Page View Millionaires, with over 2 million views. Mr. Stolyarov regularly produces YouTube Videos discussing life extension, libertarianism, and related subjects.

Hosted by Stephen Euin Cobb, this is the April 2, 2014 episode of The Future And You. [Running time: 52 minutes] This is the first half of an interview recorded using Skype on March 29, 2014.

Stephen Euin Cobb is an author, futurist, magazine writer and host of the award-winning podcast The Future And You. A contributing editor for Space and Time Magazine; he has also been a regular contributor for Robot, H+, Grim Couture and Port Iris magazines; and he spent three years as a columnist and contributing editor for Jim Baen's Universe Magazine. He is an artist, essayist, game designer, transhumanist, and is on the Advisory Board of The Lifeboat Foundation. Stephen is the author of Indistinguishable from Magic: Predictions of Revolutionary Future Science as well as A Brief History of Predicting the Future.

Direct download: TFAY_2014_4_9.mp3
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