Today we talk revolution. We discuss overthrowing the monarchy of the mind in favor of democracy of the body. We discuss, perhaps, the most audacious goal in the history of humanity.
At the heart of our discussion resides a defining question: is death inevitable?
Bryan Johnson is a modern-day explorer who has dedicated significant resources over the last few years to arresting—and possibly even reversing—his biological age. In doing so, he is reframing the zeitgeist and revolting against our culture of self-destructive behaviors.
Most notably, Bryan underwent a series of six monthly 1-liter plasma transfusions with his son—an act that sparked a media frenzy. While I admit to skepticism and hesitation about what seemed like a vanity project, the more I learned about Bryan, the more I understood his mission is more humanitarian than meets the eye.
For those unfamiliar—Bryan is an American entrepreneur and venture capitalist, and founder and CEO of Kernel, a company making devices that monitor and record brain activity, and OS Fund, a venture capital firm that invests in early-stage science and technology companies.
He was previously the founder, chairman, and CEO of Braintree, a company specializing in mobile and web payment systems for e-commerce companies. Braintree acquired Venmo in 2012 for $26.2 million; the combined entity was acquired by PayPal for $800 million in 2013.
His latest venture is expanding the life and capacity of his own body in an effort he calls Project Blueprint—a personal health equation he has spent literally millions on—which we explore in-depth today. By his own account, he is proposing something so fundamentally offensive at every single layer of what it means to be human today. He’s taking everything we consider sacred and challenging it head-on.
“We have always treated our mind as the ultimate authority. I’m arguing that it’s an antiquated model.”
– BRYAN JOHNSON
Today, we extrapolate on his exodus from Mormonism and the resulting social cost of family and friends. We navigate through understanding reality via data and numbers, contemplate the social edifice for an AI-centric future, and underscore the importance of not succumbing to mortality. Additionally, we delve into the mind as a monarch, the concept of Zeroism, and the expansion of Project Blueprint.
There is a lot of critical press surrounding Bryan. Some will argue he’s created a Gilded Cage for himself. I ask that you withhold judgment for this episode—listen with discernment—because he has a lot to offer when it comes to getting the best out of longevity science.
For all his fidelity to the datasets, Bryan is a deeply emotional and thoughtful person. He has a unique connection to the future of humanity. This conversation will take time to get your head around.
This is a truly stunning and thought-provoking conversation—a genuine mind-bender. It exceeds the cacophony beyond “super blood” transfusions, offering philosophical dialogue in the vein of the Age of Enlightenment thinkers. I entreat you to approach it with an open mind, one I can promise will leave you thinking differently, not just about aging but humanity’s place in a future hard to imagine that is far sooner than we might be willing to believe.
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