276 “Who wants to live forever?” ·   Have a chance to really grow up and find out what kind of wisdom and maturity might be attainable by a heal- thy 800-year-old ·   Spend more time with friends and loved ones without a time bomb ticking quietly inside you all the while ·   Learn  the  answer  to  some  of  the  great  mysteries: How does the mind work? Is there extraterrestrial life? ·   Play, create, and make love, to explore exotic mental states ·   Build and experience virtual realities ·   Live happily ever after To share and discuss your own thoughts visit http://www.imminst.org/why Inspirations by Nick Bostrom, PhD, Oxford University