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The Immortalization Commission: Science and the Strange Quest to Cheat Death

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  • The Immortalization Commission: Science and the Strange Quest to Cheat Death (Farrar Straus Giroux) – Trade paperback (2012)
    by John Gray

    The Immortalization Commission: Science and the Strange Quest to Cheat Death

    Trade paperback, Farrar Straus Giroux
    2012
    English
    272 pages

    ISBN: 0374533237
    ISBN-13: 9780374533236

    A "Globe and Mail" Best Books of the Year 2011 Title At the heart of human experience lies an obsession with the nature of death. Religion, for most of history, has provided an explanation for human life and a vision of what comes after it. But in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, such beliefs came under relentless pressure as new ideas--from psychiatry to evolution to communism--seemed to suggest that our fate was now in our own hands: humans could cease to be animals, defeat death, and become immortal. ... Show more

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