First, making humans a multi-planetary species. On a long enough time scale extinction on earth is certain. We have to go to other planets. The only viable option for now seems to be Mars. A self-sustaining colony has to be our goal.

Second, defeating death. Humans don’t have to die. No physical law makes this unavoidable. In the short term curing cancer and heart disease. In the long term developing a way to stop/reverse aging.

Third, solving intelligence. The first two problems are not solvable today only because we lack the required knowledge. Humans are the only entity that is…

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