Jose Luis Soto Vázquez

A Corunha, Spain

About Jose Luis

An idea worth spreading

I think that innovation can be enhanced by training; i want to discover how we can train our innovation for improve our capacity to generate new ideas and make this world better.

I'm passionate about

Biology, Genetics, Genetics disease, Cancer research, Music, Sports

Comments & conversations

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Jose Luis Soto Vázquez
Posted over 3 years ago
Why evolution could never solve aging?
That question gave me a lot of time to think these two days ago..... I have just seen one talk about that. http://www.ted.com/talks/aubrey_de_grey_says_we_can_avoid_aging.html He says: "Aging is not a product of selection, evolution; aging is a producto of evolutionary neglect. We have aging because it's hard work not to have aging". Please see it; however that question is eating up my head all the time. Maybe aging is part of nature, maybe living matter always ages.... it doesn't care how long it takes, but it always happens.
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Jose Luis Soto Vázquez
Posted over 3 years ago
Does altruism exist?
Exactly. Excellent example. That's why I said: "I believe in altruism...sometimes" This the best example to define altruism. I think human altruism exists in some cases, like helping people with a degree of kinship; you are altruistic when you have feelings of group loyalty or "honor". In the example that you have just said that older sister was..like... pressured by the situation, and yes, in that case I'm agree with you, there was altruism, because she felt she had to protect her family. However, what would happen if they would say that she has to submit to ongoing sexual abuse to save not her younger siblings, but to save another person that she doesn't know, and lives in another part of the world? She would submit anyway? or she wouldn't care..? I don't know what to think. I'm talking about human morality, about human nature. Maybe i'm too young but I think that human is more selfish than generous or altruistic. I base myself on facts... but nature always has exceptions.
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Jose Luis Soto Vázquez
Posted over 3 years ago
Which books have inspired you the most?
I like dystopias, like "Brave new world" by Aldous Huxley, or "1984" by George Orwell or "Fahrenheit 451" by Ray Bradbury. These are novels that make you think a little... but actually the books that have most inspired me were "Walden" by Henry David Thoreau, "Walden 2" by B. F. Skinner and "Karamazov Brothers" by Fiódor Dostoyevski. Have a good reading!