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How to Be a Successful Heretic

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How to Be a Successful Heretic

Aubrey de Grey

(Photo courtesy of Kevin Perrot)


In my 12 minutes I will give a light-hearted - but unerringly accurate - string of nuggets of advice, drawn mostly from my own experience of recent years, on how to shepherd a diabolically dangerous idea from conception to world domination (yes, the last part will be drawn from others' experience!) as quickly as possible in the teeth of determined and powerful vested interests. My comments will apply not only to science but to heresies in general.


Here's Aubrey's 2005 TED

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