Supporting the SENS project by gerontologist Aubrey de Gray and also the Mprize projects, both scientific research charities (tax deductible in the US and the UK), because we have a vast world of biologists, geneticists, mathematicians, physicists, electrical engineers, mechanical engineers, chemists, computer scientists, inventors, thinkers, young people at universities, etc, that could ALL be employed to work towards developing all the sciences of reversing/fixing aging through biotech and nanotechnologies, both current and future. The source of all this funding should be by REDUCING the worlds militaries, their budgets, their R&D to make new bombs and weapons, (not DARPA's biotech/nano-tech fixing soldiers research), but just the ICBM, Bombs. current wars, reducing the amount of ships, missiles allowed, standing armies.....after all, these war machines will/may get you in the future, the robotic war machines may get you or someone you know (if you live long enough)...Regan's star wars program ate up close to 1 trillion (1000 billion) in R&D funding, most honest scientists viewed it as a make work welfare project for the defense contractors....Aubrey de Grey estimates that given 1 billion dollars. spent over a 10 year period could fix most of the scientific problems of aging.....I say we spend 100 times that amount to get things done in just a few years....Einstein estimated that the crash program to make the bomb during world war II took just a few years, but advanced that state of nuclear bomb physics and nuclear power by what would have taken 40 years in peacetime (he, like most of the physicists that developed the bomb, disapprove of the creation of such a new dangerous war tech, one reason is that, we are now surrounded by all the current "screaming monkey's (countries, people) that want to have, or have these destructive devices).
If we want longevity and regenerative life exstension, we need to support Aubrey de Grey's SENS project and also the Mprize projects. imageine we could take any old person and make them younger....(there are many rich OLD billionairs out there and soon to be old billionairs too) We need to take some of the MANY Billions of dollars wasted each and every day on the world's militaries and fund massive R&D crash projects (biotech/nanotech) to reverse aging in the next 5 to 10 years instead of th enext next 40 years... Nnanotech assemblers/dissasemblers and related tech will let you make and recycle any item, fix yourself (no more diseases, aging) without govenment assistance...and also enabel governments everywhere provide decent healthcare/items to their citizens (whatever your prefference), no more "artificial scarcity".!!!!
What we need is to make regenerative and repair nanotech/biotech research a priority by reducing the worlds bloated, wastefull military budgets adn wars. Aubrey de Grey of the SENS and Mprize research foundations said that 1-billion spent over a 10 year period on current research could eliminate aging in mice, the humans....we waste that much (worlds militaries) in about an hour.....if we spent a weeks worth of miltary $$$$ wastage in say, 1 to 2 years, we could have aging an caners etc eliminated... Some good sites: www.fightaging.org www.mprize.org www.sens.org Books: Ending aging by Aubrey de Grey 100plus by Sonya Arrison Reviewed at: http://mariakonovalenko.wordpress.com/2011/09/20/we-need-more-books-like-100-plus-by-sonia-arrison/
Hmm, with all the advances recently in biotech/nanotech, we should really cut back on the worlds military budgets (a world-wide tax so as to level the playing field perhaps?)....AND we take a small amount of this money and put it into funding projects like the SENS project and the Mprize and open cures projects.....these projects are working to control and reverse aging through research into the mechanisms of aging and cell repair and the development of therapies to boos the exsting stem cell repair envieroments of our bodies and also things like growing replacement, printing replacement organs, the developement of exsting nanotechnologies to control and eliminate cancers, the development of advanced programmable methods of reprogramming our cellular dna programs in our cells, the development of advanced programmable nanobots to diagnose and repair our cells from the inside out. Good sites to stay informed....http://www.kurzweilai.net/ http://www.fightaging.org/ http://www.sens.org/ http://www.mprize.org/
The solution is simple, take some of the world-wide military budgets (tax all militaries, size of, # people doing research on bombs etc, # bullets etc, # companies developing bombs/supplying bombs etc, # dictators supported)...AND take some of this wasted money and put it into advanced nanotech/biotech research towwards solving the problems of aging and all diseases (as Kurzwiel says, our dna/rna systems are simply a representation of biological information machines and hence, we can develop advanced nanobot etc, biotechnologies that transform biology into an informational science, hence exploiting exponential growth curves). This huge undertaking will bring biology further into an informational/engineering science and can benefit from the employment of biologists, bio-pysiciscists, engineers of all stripes, mathematicians, programmers, doctors etc.,......just like the world-war ll massive projects like the manhattan bomb project, the decoding of the secret german codes project that gave us computer tech, the massive developement of aging biotech will transform the 21st century into a truly star-trek medical enviroment....did you know that there are almost 20 different methods of exstending life of mice that have been developed just by this time in the early 21st century??? For more info, see sites like www.kurzweilai.net www.fightaging.org www.mprize.org www.sens.org www.foresight.org also, see the Feb 22 Time magazine article "Immortal by 2045" that features Kurzweil and Aubrey de Grey The site www.fightaging.org has lots of links to other sites. The countries that develop advanced AI (artificical intellegence) and nanotech/biotech will make a lot of money selling the life-exstenstion tech to the rest of us, while countries that wage war will fall behind and be forced to by it from the former countries.
The federal conservative government here in canada allowed this travesty to happen, and only changed thier "plan" when the masses just about started a riot over it!!....its also common knowledge that they (the conservatives) are taking orders from their GOP advisors south of the border (the US)...Harper himself, has admitted he worships the disfuctional US model of politics (and society) and their political attack adds. If the federal conservatives are re-elected in this next election, we can expect more of the same (who knows, they may find a way of reversing this decision if they gain full majority power) , the only reason they backtracked on this CRTC descision is that we are heading into another election (that the conservative want because they cannot stant having this current minority parlement situation). Back in the 1980's, the right-wing government here in BC recieved a very public donation of about 25K for the CIA before the provincial election (more than once)....you wonder how much influence the US has with the federal conservatives (since they are major advisers to the conservatives), however, as can be seen in Egypt, a lot of people around the world are very disturbed by the constant interference in their local politics by the US super power!
My isp (Shaw cable) just told me today that the caps to the amount of download bandwith is now in effect. I pay an extra $10 per month to get the 15 Mbps download rate (they filter bittorents to 10k if you dont pay the extra $10 extortion rate!). So let's reviw this...the basic rate is 7.5 Mbps and the cap (at that rate)is 60 gigs for the month, yet if I pay them an extra $10 per month, I get double that speed, yet they LIMIT me to a 100 gig instead of a 120 gig cap? (AND it does not have a rollover for unused internet time). First of all, this cap rate is pure garbage and artificial, Shaw advertise SUPER-FAST rates and yet places these caps so that they can ding your for more $$$$$ if you go over this cap? My average is 10 gigs/month they say, bu my last month, I downloaded 30 gigs...this is where the usual crooked politics of the Harper federal Government here in canada has handed the internet to the cable and phone companies.....the same companies that took government funding years ago to establish the internet here in canada. AND here in canada (and the US), we get ripped off for our cable rates and our internet rates (plus cell phone rates in canada are even worse than what the US is turning into). The reason the rates for internet in canada are going up is because netflix is now in canada and the cable and teleco companies are scared shitless that people are actually going to want to download movies over thier internet connections.....AND this also competes against thier own movie download services (for me, shaw is also a cable company too and does not want consumers like me to get movies elsewhere over the net). THIS is why we need net neutrality laws now!!! Allready some isp in the UK wants to set up a two tiered internet structure there, it's only a matter of time until it arriives here too. It reminds me of when, 30 years ago (when there was no world-wide-web) and we had wired telephones and all the phone companies in north america would, every couple of years, float the trial balloon of metered service for phones, like what existed in the UK, for instance. They would do this ALL the fucking time, now, it seems, that its starting to happen to the open internet too. We need to get the right wing Harper govenment here in canada defeated in the next election and get a internet friendly government in instead like the NDP. The harper government is getting its marching orders fron the republicans, GOP machine/corporate BELL/cable conglomerates in the US. This corruption has to stop is we are to remain a democracy.....if this was happeng to the americans, they would declair war on teh foreign infidels etc!!