What activists really seek is assisted suicide (and eventually, lethal-injection euthanasia) without meaningful restrictions.
When it comes to causation, there are only two classes of causal forces; those are material causes and intelligent causes.
If eternal life is attainable, it will be found by working on one’s soul in faith, not by developing ever-more-advanced AI computers.
A life of meaning is what we truly need, and perhaps what we most deeply desire.
When an 87-year-old man was having his brain scanned, he died — unexpectedly — of a heart attack. So, the scan recorded his unanticipated final brain activity.