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We talked about doubling the lifespan right yeah because we are now unraveling the genome is of -- and take a look at a chimpanzee.
A chimpanzee is 98 point 5% identical to human handful of -- separate us but we live twice as long as a chimpanzee.
Therefore among a handful of genes are the -- to control our aging process among the things you mention X ray vision.
Would we're gonna have X ray vision at we're gonna have similar powers of Superman in the future.
If somebody from today were to go back in 19100 and visit our grandparents they would think of us as wizards and sorcerer's with rockets and GPS systems.
If our grandkids -- 2100 visit us today we have -- consider them to be.
Is -- odds of mythology so is actually just part of evolution that are for our eyesight gets better -- that a matter -- -- thing is enhanced using physics.
So that for example like Zeus who will control computers and will control objects around -- -- thinking because our -- control computers.
Like Venus we'll have perfect bodies and a -- will be ageless.
Like Apollo will ride flying cars believe it or not -- have -- is flying in the sky.
And like Pegasus will create new life forms that have never seen.
The light of day we'll bring back the Neanderthal offerings are there are things that defy the laws of physics -- do you have to work within a certain framework that cannot beat him.
Yeah there's certain things had to -- a lot of physics for example -- violation of conservation of matter energy.
You can't get something for nothing and I -- yeah.
And I about that so there are things -- that cannot happen can never have I yet at least in this universe.
How many -- -- are -- and it could be a multi verse of universe as we have a Large Hadron Collider at thirteen billion dollar machine outside Geneva.
And is testing a theory that I work on professionally what I do for a living.
Is -- super string theory and we think that's the theory of everything that they had -- Einstein in the last thirty years of his life a theory that predicts a multi -- -- universities.
We talk about -- you can have a radio show in another dimension.
Some pillows charity do that that -- -- -- biggest physics of the future.
What about where -- the jobs be in the future I have a whole chapter on jobs because the jobs of the future will be those jobs are robots can do.
Well then the question is why -- the robot do.
There -- a lot of things robots cannot do pattern recognition they don't understand objects you can recognize people's faces they have a hard time and maneuvering in our society and common sense they don't know that water is wet that mothers are older than their daughters simple things like comments as an effective job picture.
Those jobs blue collar jobs that will be obliterated are those jobs that are strictly repetitive like automobile workers.
Textile workers -- jobs are gonna get wiped out while gardeners construction workers every construction site is different no robot can become a construction worker period.
Among middle class jobs middle men are gonna get obliterated we're talking about low level agents accountants of brokers.
Those jobs -- are -- being obliterated.
And where the countries and prosper the country's -- a prosper those countries that invest in intellectual capital vs commodity capital food.
This morning you had breakfast with the king of England could not have had a hundred years ago therefore for countries that invest in food like enforcing these sub saharan Africa.
Those countries will see their economies contract every year.
While those countries that invest -- intellectual capital like Hollywood movies rock and roll science technology things of the -- things of common sense.
-- -- Where do we stand in the United States in terms of the rest of the world do we have.
Do we get a more global view it seems like now we've got a political battle going on in this country left vs right conservatives seem very America focused.
Liberals tend to be more open to immigrants to changes to diversity.
-- -- -- Well first of all after world -- to.
The United States control 50% of the world's wealth because they hit most of Europe simply imploded.
50% of the world's wealth with controlled by the United States now is 25%.
So is America declining with respect to the rest of the world of course -- the company.
How can it not decline fine because of the rest -- recovered after World War II OK but the other question is how he's but the putt.
Instead of cutting the -- thinner and thinner and thinner.
I say let's have a bigger pie.
I'm a scientist scientific inventions create wealth steam engines electricity.
Other computer they great fabulous wealth.
So let's have more scientific inventions to create more jobs and he did that -- have a bigger pie exactly of course there was -- the scientific and it hasn't had to make the pie bigger we'll take a look at immigration for example you realize that in this country we have the worst educational system -- -- science in this country where they were.
Dead last among the advanced countries in terms of science and math so why -- we collapse -- is an America fall apart why do we have great inventions.
Americans a secret weapon the most who have never heard of most of the jobs in this country -- their existence in directly or indirectly to our secret weapon.
H one B.
Most people have never heard of H one B wins it's the genius FISA.
If you're a genius you go right to Silicon Valley.
The united state is a vacuum cleaner a vacuum cleaner that sucks up the brightest minds and sense of the Silicon Valley to create.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Well I think we can't rely an H one B forever if we have to have home grown geniuses yeah rather than dummies coming out of our high schools and fortunately.
Are we going to.
-- my last question be given what we're now seeing in Japan and giving the push for nuclear power even among those who should know better.
All we -- -- destroy the planet are we going to be here long enough are our forebears going to be here long enough to survive.
Because we gonna do so much to.
Wreck what's already been -- well I think it's a race against time on one hand we have the forces that want to create a scientific multi cultural prosperous society.
On the other hand we had the forces of darkness the forces of chaos the terrorists they don't want to live in a multi cultural society.
They'd they rather live in the in the year 1008.
Nuclear proliferation and -- bio weapons -- is a double edged sword is giants isn't always rosy.
There are look at World War II was over the greatest weapons of war acumen of world war -- -- wears his science is science and -- us is gonna save us.
I think some of -- can be -- it depends on who wield the sword it's a double edged sword it's like whether or not a hammer is gonna kill us and I.
Well yeah who picks up the camera mass murder or your next door neighbor like nuclear nuclear can be used for energy can be used for war but is even that he used for energy -- -- -- and you -- we see -- what's happening when that -- let me tell about nuclear when I was in high school my advisor that that nurtured my career for many years was a nuclear scientist.
His name was Edward Teller the father of the hydrogen -- He was very pro nuclear but he always said the following nuclear energy is so unstable that it does not belong on the surface of the earth it belongs.
Not nuclear power over undergone in Japan and we had the tsunami only have to do is put a manhole cover.
On the reactor and that's the end of the accidents but does it -- does it belong on this planet and only be put it underground they're still repercussions.
My attitude is that it's an unfinished technology.
The question is should we finish it.
Nuclear waste is an unfinished problem the whole question of core meltdown unfinished problem to -- we finish or should we abandon.
Well I believe in democracy I believe that the American people have to make decisions like is it is a faustian bargain there's no right or wrong on this thing it's an unfinished technology the question is should he finish it.
I think the American people are gonna have to vote on this question.
-- you cut your guest the book is physics of the futures thank you very much -- cut -- for being here tonight.
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