Homebrew Genetics
Irreverent Health - 031 -home-brew-genetics

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Your bluelight glasses and cold showers are cute, bro. But have you ever spliced your own DNA? Give us a call when you get a degree in genetics.

Your bluelight glasses and cold showers are cute, bro. But have you ever spliced your own DNA? Give us a call when you get a degree in genetics.

 

Summary

In this conversation, Matt and Tom discuss the possibilities and implications of living longer in the metaverse. They explore the concept of homebrew genetics and biohacking, as well as the idea of being the last generation to die. They also delve into the trade-off of immortality and the cost of living in the metaverse. The conversation touches on the workforce in the metaverse and the fear of worst-case scenarios. They discuss the anthropological impact of detaching from humanity and the challenges of uploading consciousness. The conversation concludes with a reflection on the mystery of the brain and the incomprehensibility of future realities. In this conversation, Tom and Matt discuss the implications and possibilities of digital consciousness. They explore the experience of living as a digital being and the ethical concerns surrounding it. They also delve into the capitalist motivations behind digital consciousness and the potential consequences it may have on society. The conversation touches on the impact on gender and identity, the role of the super rich in this technology, and the existential questions it raises. They also discuss the user experience of a digital afterlife and the possibility of merging consciousness. Finally, they share updates on their personal projects.

Takeaways

Advancements in technology have made homebrew genetics and biohacking possible, allowing individuals to experiment with genetic engineering and create unique experiences.
Living longer in the metaverse raises questions about the trade-off of immortality and the cost of sustaining a digital existence.
The concept of being the last generation to die challenges traditional notions of mortality and raises ethical and philosophical questions.
The metaverse offers the potential for a new kind of workforce, where individuals can live in a virtual reality and work on their own terms.
Detaching from humanity and living in the metaverse has anthropological implications, as it redefines what it means to be human.
The challenges of uploading consciousness and understanding the mysteries of the brain and consciousness remain significant obstacles in achieving immortality.
The future holds incomprehensible possibilities and realities that are difficult to imagine or predict. Digital consciousness raises profound questions about the nature of identity and existence.
The capitalist motivations behind digital consciousness may lead to ethical concerns and potential exploitation.
The user experience of a digital afterlife is a crucial aspect to consider, as it can greatly impact the quality of life for digital beings.
The possibility of merging consciousness and the resonance of energy in the digital realm open up new possibilities and challenges.

Chapters

00:00 Homebrew Genetics and Biohacking
02:22 Living Longer in the Metaverse
03:18 The Last Generation to Die
06:26 The Trade-Off of Immortality
08:55 The Limitations of 150 Years in the Metaverse
11:17 The Cost of Immortality
13:10 The Workforce in the Metaverse
15:24 The Fear of Worst-Case Scenarios
19:07 The Anthropological Impact of Detaching from Humanity
23:12 The Challenges of Uploading Consciousness
26:08 The Mystery of the Brain and Consciousness
28:15 The Potential of Advancements in Technology
30:32 The Incomprehensibility of Future Realities
33:47 The Experience of Digital Consciousness
34:45 Ethical Concerns with Digital Consciousness
35:34 Capitalist Motivations for Digital Consciousness
36:41 The Consequences of Digital Consciousness
38:33 The Impact on Gender and Identity
39:00 The Role of the Super Rich in Digital Consciousness
41:53 The Existential Questions of Digital Consciousness
43:38 The User Experience of Digital Afterlife
45:11 The Ethics of Ending Digital Consciousness
48:36 The Possibility of Merging Consciousness
50:02 The Resonance of Energy in Digital Consciousness
52:24 The Marketing Potential of Digital Afterlife
57:56 Tom’s Cupping Book
59:24 Matt’s Mental Biohacking

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