Episode 34: Longevity Escape Velocity

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Dan and Peter discuss their common desire to live a long and healthy life, and takeaways from Peter’s recent visit to a cutting-edge stem cell clinic in Panama.

 

 

In this episode:

  • Peter discusses his belief that if we’re able to stay alive for the next 50 years, we will have access to converging technologies that can keep us alive indefinitely — what Ray Kurzweil calls reaching “longevity escape velocity”
  • Peter explains what stem cells are and why they have the ability to rejuvenate the body.  Watch this short animation for more information: https://youtu.be/y0R4iaVOswk
  • Peter and Dan discuss the Young Blood experiments at Stanford University and what this research means for rejuvenating the human body.

Episode 26: Living Long Enough to Live Forever

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Episode 26 CardIn Episode 6, Peter and Dan described how mindset plays a key role in living a long, healthy life, this time they share stories about how they each arrived at their ambitious longevity goals.

 

In this episode:

  • Peter talks about Ray Kurzweil’s belief that children born today will have the ability to have an indefinite lifespan.
  • Dan describes his thoughts on attitude and why the future is something you must work toward.
  • Peter puts into perspective the amazing times we are living in, citing how the human lifespan has doubled over the last century.