Inside Mark Zuckerberg’s plan to cure ALL diseases as he reveals thoughts on life and death

Via Peters

BILLIONAIRE Mark Zuckerberg has revealed his thoughts on life and death in a recent podcast.

The Facebook founder and Meta Platforms CEO has plans to cure all diseases this century but has no desire to live forever.

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The Meta Platforms CEO says he wants to spend most of his money on curing, preventing or managing diseasesCredit: Reuters

Zuckerberg hasn’t had an ordinary life.

He founded Facebook when he was just 19 years old and became the youngest billionaire at just 23.

He recently told the Lex Fridman Podcast #267 that he thinks the meaning of life is for people to connect and create.

This is convenient as he owns many popular social media platforms including Instagram, Facebook and WhatsApp.

He said: “Why does the Bible start there?

“It could have started anywhere in terms of how to live, but basically it starts with talking about how God created people.”

And, added: “I actually think that there is like a compelling argument that I’ve always just found meaningful and inspiring that a lot of the point of what, sort of, religion has been telling us that we should do is to create and build things.”

The Meta CEO even has plans to create his own virtual worlds and recently revealed big plans for his metaverse.

The CEO demonstrated in a Facebook Live video how he imagines creating a metaverse world would happen.

He showed how his avatar could enter a blank metaverse and start creating a whole new scenario from nothing.

Will Zuckerberg cure all dieseases?

The Facebook founder claims to not fear death but he has admitted that he would worry about his family and wants to make sure they’d be okay.

He seems to like the idea of a long lifespan but not necessarily living forever.

He also claims to give a lot of money to projects that could help cure, prevent or manage all the diseases in the world.

The goal isn’t that no one will ever get sick, it’s more that global disease severity will hopefully be significantly reduced.

When asked about his intentions to use his wealth in this way, Zuckeberg told the podcast: “It was an intentional decision to not focus our philanthropy on like explicitly on longevity or living forever.”

He’s pledged 99% of the value of his Meta shares to make the world a more disease free place.

Zuckerberg owns about 12.8% of the company.

Meta is currently valued at around $600billion (£448billion) but the value has declined recently.

Zuckerberg first announced plans to cure almost all diseases by 2100 way back in 2016.

Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan announced the main goal for their $3billion ($2.2billion) investment project called BioHub.

At the time, they said they wanted to put an end to most diseases and make all of them manageable within the lifetimes of their children.

Their two children are now about six and four years old.

Some of the finest scientific minds are said to be working on Zuckerberg's project

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Some of the finest scientific minds are said to be working on Zuckerberg’s projectCredit: Reuters

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