Human Destiny is to Eliminate Death: Essays, Rants, and Arguments about Immortalism
Volume 1 of an Immortality Digital Anthology Series released by Immortal Life (ImmortalLife.info) and published by the Center for Transhumanity. This anthology features essays and debates by and between over 30 leading thinkers and authorities in technological approaches to indefinite lifespans, anti-aging medicine and radical longevity.
Editor: Hank Pellissier
Publisher: Center for Transhumanity More
Hank Pellissier is founder/co-director of ImmortaLife.info. Previously, he was the founder/director of Transhumanity.net. Before that, he was Managing Director of the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technology (ieet.org). He’s written over 120 futurist articles for IEET, Hplus Magazine, Transhumanity, Immortal Life and the World Future Society.
Martine Rothblatt , Ph.D, MBA, J.D., is inventor of satellite radio, founder of Sirius XM and founder of the Terasem Movement, which promotes technological immortality. Dr. Rothblatt is the author of books on gender freedom (Apartheid of Sex, 1995), genomics (Unzipped Genes, 1997) and xenotransplantation (Your Life or Mine, 2003).
Marios Kyriazis, MD, MSc, MIBiol, CBiol., founded the British Longevity Society, was the first to address the free-radical theory of aging in a formal mainstream UK medical journal, has authored dozens of books on life-extension and has discussed indefinite longevity in 700 articles, lectures and media appearances globally.
Eric Schulke is the founder of the Movement for Indefinite Life Extension (MILE). He was a Director, Teams Coordinator and ran Marketing & Outreach at the Immortality Institute, now known as Longecity, for 4 years. He is Co-Director & Co-Editor of Immortal Life.
Maria Konovalenko is a molecular biophysicist and the program coordinator for the Science for Life Extension Foundation. She earned her M.Sc. degree in Molecular Biological Physics at the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology. She is a co-founder of the International Longevity Alliance.
Mike Perry, PhD., has worked for Alcor since 1989 as Care Services Manager. He has authored or contributed to the automated cooldown and perfusion modeling programs. He is a regular contributor to Alcor newsletters. He has been a member of Alcor since 1984.
David A. Kekich is Founder, President & C.E.O of Maximum Life Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to raising funds for life-extending research. He serves as a Board Member of the American Aging Association, Life Extension Buyers Club and Alcor Life Extension Foundation Patient Care Trust Fund. Mr. Kekich He authored Smart, Strong and Sexy at 100?, a how-to book for extreme life extension.
Gennady Stolyarov II is Co-Director & Co-Editor of Immortal Life, Sunday Editor of Transhumanity, Contributor to 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.
Franco Cortese is on the Advisory Board for Lifeboat Foundation, occupying positions on their Life-Extension Board and their Futurism Board, and regularly contributes to their blog. He is Co-Director & Co-Editor of Immortal Life and Saturday Editor of Transhumanity. He is a regular contributor to Transhumanity and Immortal Life, and the author of I Shall Not Go Quietly Into That Good Night: My Quest To End Death, published by the Center for Transhumanity.
Mark Waser is a software architect with an avocation of research in virtuous AI. He is currently employed at Books International as a Cognitive Systems Architect. Additionally, he is the founder of a new start-up, Digital Wisdom Institute. He received his M.S.E. in Computer Engineering (Artificial Intelligence) at University of Pennsylvania. He is the Wednesday Editor for Transhumanity.
Tom Mooney is Executive Director of The Coalition to Extend Life, the largest political organization trying to bring about a “war on aging’. He has received many awards and acknowledgments from former Presidents of the United States and former Governors.
Lincoln Cannon is Director and President of the Mormon Transhumanist Association, and holds degrees in business administration and philosophy.
Jason Xu is the director of Longevity Party China and Longevity Party Taiwan, and he was an intern at SENS.