The Fable of the Dragon-Tyrant

From FightAging!: "It has been thirteen years since Nick Bostrom published The Fable of the Dragon-Tyrant, a clear call to action regarding our relationship with aging and medical technology. The world has come to treat aging and the vast tide of death and suffering it causes as something set in stone, and so it was, for in past generations even the best of medicine could do little to influence the course of aging.

Yet, today we stand in the midst of revolutionary progress in biotechnology. All of the old limits and incurable conditions might be addressed given sufficient funding and will. Unfortunately, a majority of people continue to hold the old belief that aging cannot be changed, even as we move into an era in which it is possible to create real, working rejuvenation therapies. So it is pleasant to see the sizable audience and effort put into this adaptation by the same YouTube creators who produced the excellent Why Age? Should We End Aging Forever? last year. Take a look and see what you think."

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