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|Anti-Aging News Bound volumes, 1981, 1984, 1985||Saul Kent (editor) (each year)||h||15.04|
|Beginner's Introduction to Vitamins||Dr Richard A. Passwater, PhD||p||26||1.00|
|Brand Name Nutrition Counter (US book - many UK brands)||Jean Carper||p||326||2.75|
|Cardiovascular Nutrition||Dr Bruce Miller||p||32||1.00|
|Coming Off Tranquilizers US Book||Shirley Trickett SRN||p||110||3.25|
|Complete Guide to Anti Fat Nutrients||Sean Caston||p||40||2.00|
|DMSO The Painkiller||Barry Tarsis||p||208||2.50|
|DMSO Short Course||R.D. Gutting & Dr WC Douglas, MD||p||16||1.00|
|Energy-Everything You Wanted to Know But Were Too Weary to Ask||Naura Hayden||p||208||2.50|
|Engines of Creation (Important new technology)||Dr Eric K. Drexler||p||298||11.20|
|Evening Primrose Oil||Judy Graham||p||112||4.00|
|Feverfew - Your Headache May be Over (and Arthritis)||Ken Hancock, Drs P & WH Lee||p||109||4.75|
|Fat Dictator Diet, Featuring GLA||Alan Macdonald||p||56||2.00|
|Germanium - A New Approach to Immunity US Book||Dr Betty Kamen||p||38||2.00|
|Goodby Doubter (selection of essays on immortalism)||David S. Pizer (large format)||p||68||4.00|
|How to Become Dentally Self Sufficient||Dr R. O. Nara, DDS||p||188||7.00|
|If We Could Keep A Severed Head Alive (excesses of surgery, US Book)||Chet Fleming||h||461||10.00|
|Inositol, Nature's Anxiety Fighter||Arnold William Burke, Jr||p||25||2.00|
|Instant Vitamin and Mineral Locator||Rev Hanna Kroeger||p||70||1.75|
|Ion Effect||Fred Soyka and Alan Edmonds||p||163||2.50|
|Life Extension - A Practical Scientific Approach *||Durk Pearson and Sandy Shaw||p||858||11.20|
|Lysine, Tryptophan and Other Amino Acids||Robert Garrison, RPh, MA||p||26||1.50|
|Man into Superman US Book||Professor RCW Ettinger||h||188||6.50|
|Maximum Immunity US Book||Dr Michael Weiner||p||385||3.00|
|Maximum Lifespan US Book (Immortalism from a respected author)||Dr Roy Walford||p||256||4.36|
|Miracle Cure - Organic Germanium||Dr Kazuhiko Asai||p||171||9.75|
|Miracle Nutrient CoQ10 (Highly recommended)||Emil G. Bliznakov and Gerald L. Hunt||p||240||2.75|
|Money by the Mouthful (Exposes dental fallacies)||Dr R. O. Nara, DDS||p||169||4.50|
|Negative Ions||Dr Donsbach & Morton Walker, DPM||p||26||1.35|
|120 Year Diet US Book||Dr Roy Walford||h||432||9.50|
|180 Degree Theory US Book (Become mentally self-sufficient)||Dr R. O. Nara, DDS||p||194||5.50|
|Please Doctor, I'd rather DIY with Vitamins and Minerals US Book||LaDean Griffin||p||120||3.50|
|Prospect of Immortality||Professor RCW Ettinger||h||311||3.00|
|Prospect of Immortality Box of 10 copies, parcel post||Professor RCW Ettinger||h||311||15.00|
|Ralph's Journey (Fiction about immortalism)||David S. Pizer||p||140||2.50|
|Selenium - Lifesaver||Len White||p||15||1.00|
|Stop Hair Loss US Book||Dr Paavo Airola, PhD ND||p||31||1.50|
|Venturist Radio Interviews (audio cassette)||David S. Pizer||4.00|
|Vitamin B3 (Niacin)||Dr Abram Hoffer, MD PhD||p||26||1.00|
|Vitamin Manual for the Confused||Monte Kline||p||27||1.00|
|Wipe Out Herpes with BHT (also general use of BHT)||John A Mann and Steven Wm. Fowkes||p||64||4.50|
|Worldwide Secrets for Staying Young US Book||Dr Paavo Airola||p||206||5.20|
|WOT Position - Self Actualisation for Women||Mae A. Junod||p||287||7.00|
|Your Personal Vitamin Profile||Dr Michael Colgan||p||300||6.50|
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Encyclopaedia of Nutritional Supplements by Michael Murray
It's not a "safe" book which only talks about the nutritional medicine that nutritionists all agree on (in which case it would be pamphlet). It's a big fat book with a zillion references by a big honcho naturopath who really thinks he can influence some diseases by giving big doses of various nutrients. He gives his reasoning and references and lets you decide. Very useful. Give me a big fat well-referenced book full of guesses any day, over a thin and tepid yawner of a thing full of information about how much folate you kill by boiling your carrots too long, and how you might need an extra milligram or two of B6 if you take birth control pills. ( Steve Harris, M. D.)
Dr Harris wrote this after he criticised Pearson and Shaw's Life Extension. I asked him what one book on life extension by nutrition he would recommend.
Another general book on supplementation, written some while ago, that many people still swear by.
There can be big diffrence between one's chronological age and biological age. Do you want to find out how to measure biological age? In 1988, Ward Dean, M.D. put together a fairly comprehensive book on this subject called "Biological Aging Measurement" (published by The Center for Bio-Gerontology in Los Angeles, CA)
If you think that there is any truth in the myriad of unprovable (or un-disprovable) beliefs around the world concerning a natural post mortem existence, then read this book. Or if you want some ammunition to deal with people who oppose your plans for life extension, you will find some useful arguments here. Yet regrettably Sagan was annihilated - he did not chose cryopreservation.
This is the audio cassette version of the above book. It is unbeleivably cheap - I recommend that you buy this as well as the paperback and listen whilst you are gardening or whatever, and use the paperback for reference or for scanning references onto the Internet when you want to teach people rationality.
This Libertarian Bible earns a place here because the established money making cartels present a threat to life extension and cryonics. Apparently, people who make good livings from practising law or medicine or business has such a vested interested in the status quo that they are not happy with the enormous changes an indefinite lifespan would bring upon society. There Libertarian principles are often a part of the ideas of people who strive to make death optional.
Another one for those who think that out of the body experience prove an afterlife. Dr Blackmore has studied this carefully and in depth. She wanted to be able to prove it, but regretfully she was unable to. Here is an account of her work.
This science fact classic really needs no introduction, except again it teaches rational thought as opposed to blind faith. As far as I know, though, Professor Dawkins has no interest in cryonics. He is probably too busy being famous.
Another classic, and also highly entertaining and readable. Do you know that it is physically impossible simulate certain things in virtual reality? So if you think this world is a computer simulation, then read on. This author too carefully explains away some widely held beliefs about a natural afterlife, but I know of no interest in cryopreservation here either.
This doesn't take a swing at established irrational beliefs, buts its careful dissection of the large but unestablished cults is a clear lesson for those who decides against cryonics in order to take comfort in something easier.
"If there must be a government economist, letís give the job to Ormerod." - Simon Jenkins, The Times
Simon Jenkins was just one of the commentators who found Paul Ormerod's bestselling The Death of Economics a thought provoking and incisive contribution to current thinking. In his new book, Ormerod takes his arguments a step further and explains how complexity theory can be applied with great effect to national and global economies.
Ormerod's thesis is that the economy is more like a living organism than a machine, and as such is a system on the edge of chaos. Tiny fluctuations can cause enormous changes, and the future is exceptionally difficult to predict and manage, making a mockery of both left and right-wing policies on such issues as unemployment, poverty or lone parents. And given that much of the control that governments believe they exercise over the economy and society is illusory; both government and business thinkers need to adopt radically different approaches. Ormerod's compelling analysis of this problem, and his formulation of 'butterfly economics', makes required reading as the word faces widespread economic crisis.
Dr Clifford Pickover's book evokes a sense of wonder often absent in much so called science *fiction* these days, especially the political wranglings of humans dressed in funny rubber make up kits in Star Trek, X Files or Babylon 5.
He discusses issues such as whether aliens will offer humanity immortality as means of subduing our warlike nature. Even more mind stretching is the possibility that when all matter is exhausted in the universe after 10^100 years, there will still exist a "diffuse sea of electrons". He evokes questions such as: Could these be arranged into structures to contain the intelligence of immortals left over from the age of matter? Could these structures simulate universes of matter that appear to their inhabitants to be like the universe we currently inhabit?
On the basis that most of the lifespan of the universe will be spent in this state, it is in fact more probable that we inhabit such a simulation than the real thing!
Dr Pickover speculates further about way life could survive in this post-matter age of the universe in "Science of Aliens".
This is a hard hitting novel featuring cryonics in the Stephen King genre. It is an excellent read, and although Mr James personally thinks cryonics is a good idea, his characters who opt for cryopreservation do have rather a hard time. But there is an upbeat ending. Highly recommended as entertainment.
This very new novel is destined to become a classic. After reading it many people may be encouraged to make cryopreservation arrangements. Click here for its website. Highly recommended. It is best read in conjunction with
This novel concerns the creation of a perfect lie detector, and the subsequent collapse of the US legal profession. There is some cryonics, and its characters occupy the same, or at least a very similar world to that in which The First Immortal is written. Highly recommended.
This is a depressing novel which probably expresses many people's views on cryopreservation.
A middle of the road novel that features cryopreservation, but the concept of people being conscious and dreaming whilst cryopreserved is simply ridiculous.
This is a very positive novel about cryonics, but it is reduced by the fact that the author chose to rot rather than be cryopreserved himself. Clearly he did not believe in what he wrote about so passionately.
One of my favourites, this somewhat paranoid novel is an excellent read. If you only get one of these, make it this one!
Another favourite, with similar freedom orientated views to the previous novel.
This vaguely humourous novel about cryonics doesn't make the future that encouraging, but it is good fun. Pohl was offered free suspension (when he dies, of course) by Alcor, but he turned it down.
This was written decades ago, and takes a look at the engineering of a closed society of immortals. The message that immortality is bad is unfortunately what it gives us, but the technical ideas of how such a society may be formed are nonetheless interesting. Alvin, the intrepid hero, returns the immortals to a birth-life-suffering-death cycle in this otherwise entertaining read.
books by my wife, who writes passionate women's romances under the name of Chrissie Loveday. Click on the titles to get access to full details and notes written by the author.
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