Cryonics Underground

Ben Best - Legendary Cryonics Polymath

January 12, 2022 Episode 17
Cryonics Underground
Ben Best - Legendary Cryonics Polymath
Show Notes

In this episode, Max and Daniel speak with the legendary Ben Best. Among the numerous cryonics and life extension groups he has been associated with over the years, Ben is most known for being the former president of the Cryonics Institute from 2003 to 2012.

He is a senior member of a cryonics Teens and Twenties group, and he’s currently the director of research and oversight at the biomedical research & longevity society, formerly known as the Life Extension Foundation.

In today's episode we discuss:

  • Ben's upbringing
  • His struggles to find his place within Cryonics
  • Ben's juggling of difficult personalities within the industry
  • His disagreements with Robert Ettinger
  • Ben's tenure at the Cryonics Institute
  • His pivot into life extension
  • The differences between younger and older cryonicists
  • Ben's thoughts on the state of the industry
  • His current endeavors in field 

And much more...

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