Having children is the ultimate act of optimism
The problem with artificial, motherless children is not that they can’t be made to love the corporation or the state, but that they are expensive and create liability
Gaia theory holds that the earth is a system. Since we are just an emergent part of the system, like a yeast colony, we cannot really destroy the earth despite our efforts to make a buck and enslave a few billion in the bargain. Happy Earth Day!
At the 2014 American Academy of Anti-Aging conference, I was pleased to interview and dine with the keynote speaker, Alex Zhavoronkov. He is a visionary leader in business, research, and anti-aging. In this 5:36 segment, we discuss his vision for anti-aging technologies to solve the problems of Social Security, Medicare, and the global economy. We also discuss why …
Last night, I was helping my 11-yo son with his history assignment: a comic, showing the evolution of mankind from the stone age, to the neolithic, to the modern industrial phase. In Oliver’s last panel, his Homo sapiens sapiens concluded that the efficiencies of a mechanized world allowed them to enjoy being human.
This morning, I was pleased to find a similar sentiment from none less that Carlos Slim, the world’s richest man.
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