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Transhumanism: Can’t Code This – Patheos (blog)

Transhumanists do a disservice by making transhumanisma term first coined in 1957 by Julian Huxley in his essay New Bottles for New Wineseem appealing because its based on speculative philosophy that reduces the self to a series of ones and zeroes. I feel like Im looking into those mid-90s mirror glasses of Morpheus trying to decide if I should take the blue pill or the red pill. Which one lets me wake up like nothings happened, again Continue reading

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Transhumanism: The final chapter in humanity’s perpetual quest to be kitted out in comforting accessories – The Independent

In Jackson, Minnesota, there is a man making Massey Ferguson tractors. He works for Agco. Continue reading

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Human Purpose and Transhuman Potential | A Cosmic Vision …

We are pleased to announce that Human Purpose and Transhuman Potentialis the winner of the Montaigne Medal (Eric Hoffer Book Awards)for most thought-provoking book of 2015. Ted Chu also won the prestigious Gold Award from IndieFAB, for Best Philosophy Book of 2014 Ted Chu brings an astonishing breadth of philosophical, religious, and technological reflection to bear on the most important questions we could ask. Continue reading

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Transhumanism | Future | FANDOM powered by Wikia

Transhumanism (sometimes abbreviated > H or H+) is an international intellectual and cultural movement supporting the use of new sciences and technologies to enhance human cognitive and physical abilities and ameliorate what it regards as undesirable and unnecessary aspects of the human condition, such as disease, aging, and death. Transhumanist thinkers study the possibilities and consequences of developing and using human enhancement techniques and other emerging technologies for these purposes. Possible dangers, as well as benefits, of powerful new technologies that might radically change the conditions of human life are also of concern to the transhumanist movement. Continue reading

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Transhumanism – RationalWiki

You know what they say the modern version of Pascal’s Wager is? Sucking up to as many Transhumanists as possible, just in case one of them turns into God. Julie from Crystal Nights by Greg Egan Transhumanism (or H+), an intellectual movement, is greatly influenced by science fiction and presents an idealistic point of view of what technology could do for humanity in future, not what it can do; it’s all hypothetical.[1] Transhumanism explores the benefits and repercussions of what technology could do for humanity; however, it assumes the technological boundaries are nonexistent.[2] How plausible is transhumanism Continue reading

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Transhumanists May Lead Us Into a Dystopian Future – Inverse

By Alexander Thomas, University of East London The rapid development of so-called NBIC technologies nanotechnology, biotechnology, information technology and cognitive science are giving rise to possibilities that have long been the domain of science fiction. Disease, ageing and even death are all human realities that these technologies seek to end Continue reading

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