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Towards a planetary consciousness?

Towards a planetary consciousness?

Nearly everyone, over the age of fifty, knows the photo of the Vietnamese girl, Kim Phuc, who, half burnt, is running away after a napalm bombing by the Americans. At…

Euthanasia for us all?

Euthanasia for us all?

New developments in medical science can keep us alive longer and longer. However, should we want to live longer? Perhaps it is necessary to draw a line somewhere in the…

brain implants?

brain implants?

Will we remain human when we gradually start to incorporate implant more and more electronic devices in our bodies? Where is the limit? With a built-in pacemaker we still consider…

longevity: curse or blessing?

longevity: curse or blessing?

In my presentations, I often tell the audience about the very plausible possibility that in the future some of us (or even most of us) will become very much older,…