Humanity’s quest for immortality

How do we deal with a purposeless universe and the finality of death? From Victorian séances to the embalming of Lenin’s corpse to schemes for uploading our minds into cyberspace, there have have been numerous attempts to deny man’s mortality. Why can’t we accept the limits of science?

 

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2011/jan/08/john-gray-immortality