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17 Spine-Tingling New Books For Fans Of Dystopia – Huffington Post

The end of 2016 brought with it a spike in classic dystopian book sales. Continue reading



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The technologist’s stone – The Stanford Daily

A peculiar kind of cognitive dissonance grips most people who talk about death. On one hand, death is awful: It is the most tragic fate that can befall somebody, murderers are the lowest of the low, and the death of a loved one, even an elderly loved one who has lived a long life, clogs us with sadness. On the other hand, any intimation that we might wish to, I dont know, abolish death is met with deep suspicion. Continue reading



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Who on earth wants to live forever with the people who want to live forever? – Spectator.co.uk

Are you a deathist? A deathist is someone who accepts the fact of death, who thinks the ongoing massacre of us all by ageing is not a scandal. A deathist even insists that death is valuable: that the only thing that gives life meaning is the fact that it ends an idea not necessarily embraced by someone about to be murdered on video by an Isis fanatic Continue reading



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Brains on ice: The Aussie man planning to live forever – Northern Star

When Philip Rhoades’ parents died he put their brains on ice. Journalist SHERELE MOODY finds out what he plans to do with his own body after death. IN an ideal world, Philip Rhoades will die peacefully and pain-free, his body will be put on ice and he will be brought back to life in a time when illness does not exist and people live forever. Continue reading



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John Gray: Dear Google, please solve death – New Statesman

Dead of the world, unite! Appearing in a manifesto published in Petrograd in 1920, this arresting slogan encapsulated the philosophy of cosmism, which promoted interplanetary exploration as a path to immortality. Mixing scientific futurism with ideas derived from the 19th-century Russian Orthodox mystic Nikolai Fedorov, cosmism was summed up by the rocket engineer Konstantin Tsiolkovsky (1857-1935) as the perfection of man and the liquidation of all imperfect forms of life. Liberated from the Earth, human beings would become pure ether, bodiless and undying Continue reading



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Brains on ice: The Aussie man planning to live forever – Mackay Daily Mercury

When Philip Rhoades’ parents died he put their brains on ice. Journalist SHERELE MOODY finds out what he plans to do with his own body after death. IN an ideal world, Philip Rhoades will die peacefully and pain-free, his body will be put on ice and he will be brought back to life in a time when illness does not exist and people live forever. Continue reading



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