Charles Lindbergh, Dr. Alexis Carrel, and Their Quest to Live Forever

Thursday, October 04, 2007

After his world-famous nonstop transatlantic flight in 1927, Charles Lindbergh had an otherworldly experience in the Utah desert and then committed himself to exploring the science of eternal life. He teamed up with Nobel Laureate Dr. Alexis Carrel, and they embarked on an immortality project at New York’s Rockefeller Institute. David M. Friedman describes this unusual partnership in The Immortalists.

Events: David M. Friedman will be speaking and signing books
Thursday, October 4 at 7:30pm
Greenwich Village Barnes & Noble
396 Avenue of the Americas (at West 8th Street)

Events: David M. Friedman will be speaking and signing books
Thursday, October 11 at 8pm
American Museum of Natural History
Kaufman Theater, First Floor
Central Park West and 79th Street
To purchase tickets online for the event, visit the American Museum of Natural History

The Immortalists is available for purchase at


David M. Friedman

Comments [2]

Trevor from U$A

Funny, there was a guest on Leonard's show a few weeks ago touting the demented belief in immortality as scientific possibility.

As demonstrated here, the arguments involved with transhumanism tend toward eugenicist and Nazi distortions of human life. "Designer babies" and genetic mapmaking will play out similarly in coming years as leverage for political domination.

Oct. 04 2007 01:56 PM
chestine from NY

hard to eat lunch listening to this!

Oct. 04 2007 01:44 PM

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