Category Archives: Life Extension

Overpopulation Myth

It’s crazy when you think about it, but not in the way we’ve been told to think. We’ve been told, with statistical “proof” that human beings are becoming too populous for the planet. And while people of various political, religious, … Continue reading

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Dan Brown’s Inferno

What a delightful read! The Inferno blends the worlds of Art, Historical Inquiry, Travel, Architecture and Literature with the sciences of computerized tracking systems and Genetics. What it raised for me, particularly for this blog, is the issue of overpopulation. … Continue reading

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New Year, New Life, New Mind

New Year, New Life, New Mind Or Three Reasons Why I Am Going Back to School What does your new year look like? Mine looks amazingly different. It started last December 11th, when I began going to school full time. … Continue reading

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Age Is Just a Number

Thanks to my Facebook friend Bernardo Mendez, (Host of YourGreatLifeTV.com), I have an inspiring short interview to share with you. Bern brought my attention to an amazing 82 year-old, Sister Madonna Buder. She doesn’t let her age stop her from … Continue reading

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Heat, Stress and Living to 100

I don’t now about you, but the heat seems to be producing more stress. And when the heat seems unrelenting, the stress builds and we can feel so stressed that we are less able to connect our thoughts, complete tasks, … Continue reading

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Be healthy, be sexy

In my book “Twelve Commitments to Life,” I focus on the aspects of life that are essential to thriving and being fully alive. One chapter is on arousal and sex because sex is not just essential to creating a new … Continue reading

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What happens when more people live longer?

Simply answered, when people live longer, they become happier. Contrary to the stereotyped image of losing interest in life, TED speaker and Director of the Stanford Center on Longevity, Laura Carstensen is sharing great information on the prospect of becoming … Continue reading

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4 new links added on Life Links

More great links to life, longevity and thinking of the future have been added to our Life Links page. Blog on life extension, technology and longevity Blog of futurism, trans-humanism and singularity Blog of John Renesch, author, futurist at the … Continue reading

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Clues to Longevity

Recent studies of longevity are being written up in Yahoo.com’s health pages, summing up ten clues to longevity. The clues include your ability to walk quickly, your gender, social involvement and positive emotions. It’s a short read and may be … Continue reading

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Death Through the Eyes of a Visionary

Steve Jobs, the inspiration behind the Apple empire, a man with amazing vision about what was possible within technology, a man who changed how we act several times a day, has passed. Though his illness was widely publicized, many of … Continue reading

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Want to stay young?

I love the idea of staying young. And I am taking steps, just like a a child learning the new skills of running and jumping, to do that. To stay young. Recent reads for me include: Spark: The Revolutionary New … Continue reading

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Digital Crystal Ball

Care for a look at what the future will be like? The Singularity hub website has a large cache of interesting articles based on science and future predictions. I particularly like the page dedicated to longevity and health. This digital … Continue reading

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100 Plus- New book releases Sept. 1

Sonia Arrison’s new book, “1oo Plus, How the Coming Age of Longevity Will Change Everything,” will be released on September 1st. The book explores some of the many changes that will occur very soon as technology meets the human lives … Continue reading

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How to Live Forever and Why

Yesterday I was spotted with one of my books. It’s an unusual subject, living forever on this earth, and it has a funny title, How to Live Forever or Die Trying. (I will offer a book review on this blog … Continue reading

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Change, the Only Constant

They say change is inevitable. It certainly seems to be true. And the proof is that it’s not just insignificant things that change, like the faces on coins. Change is constant. The most significant things of life have changed and … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Good

You may recall that I have earlier identified our ultimate enemy as death. This came from an admittedly emotional response to the death of my beloved father. And that is how many people understood it. They understood this as a statement … Continue reading

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World Future Society

A new resource for those interested in our amazing shared future is on the Life Links page.

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Looking Forward with Helen

You always have to have something to look forward to. –Helen Howland Of the many people that could have said this (a psychologist or other therapist, a teacher of the Law of Attraction, a concentration camp survivor or a motivational … Continue reading

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Law of Attraction

The Law of Attraction, made popular by the movie “The Secret” states that what we think about and what we do attracts more of the same in our lives. So, if we want more success, better relationships, money or job … Continue reading

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Examining the Benefit of Limits

In my previous post about limits, I indicated that limits do not agree with us as human beings. Then why do we have them? Besides real dangers that we rightly fear, the reason we limit our aspirations and doubt our … Continue reading

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Life Beyond Limits

“We are limited, not by our abilities, but by our vision.” Humanity is unique among species. It doesn’t just evolve, it seeks to explore its limits and eliminate its boundaries. We are innocent in this regard; we seem to come … Continue reading

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I can’t believe I ate the whole thing

This age-old regret may be a significant factor in aging and feeling old. Overeating has long made news, but a different approach, a calorie restriction diet, is rarely seen or heard, and is often ridiculed. Instead of taking an over-the-counter … Continue reading

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I don’t accept death

Ray Kurzweil in the documentary “Transcendent Man” states a new attitude about death. There’s nothing good about disease and death, as much as we try to ennoble it. People have had no alternative but to rationalize… but death really is … Continue reading

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Looking Forward

“You always have to have something to look forward to.” Helen Howland, 100 years old Centenarians are looking forward to more in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, and you have to admire their zest for life. I think Helen has just shared … Continue reading

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Fallen Fathers

On this Father’s Day, 2011, we again remember fathers. And if your or your partner’s father has passed on, you know that Father’s Day is not necessarily a time of connection and joy. As I look at photos of my … Continue reading

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Transcendence- Immortality on our Doorstep

Award winning author and scientist Ray Kurzweil, author of “The Age of Spiritual Machines,” “The Age of Intelligent Machines,” “Fantastic Voyage,” “Nine Steps to Living Well Forever” and “The Singularity is Near” is more than imagining a future where immortality … Continue reading

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Passion or Mission

People often think of me as a passionate person. (You may have been able to pick up some of my passion from the way I write.) But counter to the current emphasis on finding your passion, I have not found … Continue reading

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How to Live Forever- Review

Mark Wexler’s third documentary debuted in San Diego on June 3rd. The San Diego Reader posted this interview with Wexler. How to Live Forever is a life-affirming movie, full of good humor and insights. Check it out on the movie … Continue reading

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Future Calling

Science fiction writers have mysteriously predicted many advancements in science, technology and government. Fictional explorations into space, the human body and under the sea were years ahead of the technology that today oddly mirrors what these writers imagined in great … Continue reading

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Solving the Problem of Dying

“We can’t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.” Albert Einstein There is something plainly obvious about Einstein’s observation and another element that is more subtle and valuable. The first and most … Continue reading

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Is Your Time Up?

Here is the test to find whether your mission on Earth is finished: if you’re alive, it isn’t. Richard Bach This is a key ingredient to both living fully now and life extension: realizing that your mission on Earth is … Continue reading

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Centenarians share secret of long life

According to a recent accounting, the number of centenarians are doubling. How do they do it? One doctor says that a positive attitude may be a significant factor.

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What Would You Do to Live Longer?

Cenegenics is at the center of the aging controversy. Not because people don’t want to slow aging, but because of the use of steroids and hormone replacement sometimes prescribed by Dr. Alan Mintz. Read the transcript. See the video. What … Continue reading

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Amortality, Staying Young for Life

If you are like some of my readers, you take exception to my stance that we can potentially live forever on earth. Yet almost all of us have accepted a trend to not look old. We use creams, exercise, diet … Continue reading

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Links added to Life Links page

This is just a heads-up for those that wish to do more research on anti-aging and longevity. I have posted more links on the Life Links page. This is an exciting place to launch your research and check in with … Continue reading

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Ultimate Irony

My generation stands at a watershed lifespan. Some of us just may make the cut, that is, live long enough to live hundreds of years with the life extension technologies now being developed. And some of us won’t “make the … Continue reading

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Shortage of Wisdom

I do not call myself wise. But I think I can recognize wisdom. Often the wise ones are in their 70’s and 80’s or older. The problem is, people of that age are not that numerous and the ones that … Continue reading

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Cancer Prevention Information Blocked

Since 1983, the Life Extension Foundation has been telling people to use aspirin to reduce their risk of cancer. What did the FDA do? Threaten criminal charges- in spite of the evidence. Read the article.

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What’s the Difference?

When I talk to many Bible-based believers, they find my concept of life forever here on earth unlike anything they hear at church. And I like to point out that according to the book of Genesis, God’s original plan did … Continue reading

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How to Live Forever- at theatres in May

Mark Wexler’s “amusing and eye-opening documentary,” How to Live Forever is coming. Here is a great review. Here is the site. Yes, there’s a lot of us that want to live forever. It doesn’t start at the theaters in May. … Continue reading

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The Gung Ho Approach to Immortality

I don’t believe anything of real consequence was accomplished by sitting around and waiting for things to change. So, I have adopted the “Gung Ho” approach. Yes, some will recoil, but the concept of longevity is radical and tip-toeing will … Continue reading

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Aubrey de Grey speaks on defeating aging

This video of Geneticist Aubrey de Grey was recorded at a July 2005 TED conference. TED is a forum for some of the most advanced thinkers of our time. The challenge is for them to distill these advances into a … Continue reading

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Fight Aging Website

For another view, much of it well researched, visit the Fight Aging! blog.

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In the Face of Death

Why would anyone tell someone that has had a death in the family, “Take care, now. We all have to die sometime?” It sounds preposterous and insensitive, yet it happens all the time. I postulate that the reason behind this … Continue reading

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Psalm of Life

American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was a husband of two wives whose lives ended tragically. In his recovery, he wrote “A Psalm of Life,” urging his readers to live fully now. Not in any future or in the romantic or … Continue reading

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10 actions for 100 years

Not all agree on ways to achieve longevity, but About.com has an article worth reading. I would switch out two or three actions, but I believe this simple information can help. While I’d love to be a (or your) resource … Continue reading

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We will have eternal life here on earth

A gentleman trying to help me get past my recent pain of my father’s passing, was explaining to me that everything has timeline, a season, a beginning and ending. I think this might be how he dealt with the passing … Continue reading

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Lab grown organs using your own cells

Organs can be grown in the laboratory that will eliminate the need for donors. Check out the life extension article in Popular Mechanics online.

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A Conspiracy Against Wisdom?

For thousands of years now (with the single exception of the people mentioned in Genesis that lived hundreds of years), the average human life span has been less than forty years. Think of it. By the time we are forty, … Continue reading

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Easter Promise. Life Forever Now

Easter has always been a favorite day for me. Perhaps because it seems so full of hope. Perhaps because my birthday has landed three times on Easter. Perhaps because the earth energies are strong and vibrant. I remember many Easter … Continue reading

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