→Aubrey de Grey comments against transhumanism
* Longer lifespans increase an individual's ability to [[Longevity dividend|contribute wealth to society]].
== Aubrey de Grey comments against transhumanism ==
At one point in the debate Aubrey made some comments which could be interpreted as dissociating himself from the transhumanist movement:<ref>[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vaqNyjSuh-o&feature=youtu.be&t=3680 1:01:23]
: '''John Donvan''': ... I think the question is what's the difference between supporting technology's treatments that will help people live long enough, you won't kill them at 120. What's the difference between supporting all of that apparatus, all of those efforts on individual diseases , versus making a concerted effort to stop aging for its own sake ?