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Is transhumanism a misnomer?

As a community organizer for a transhumanist movement I have the great pleasure of meeting people from all walks of life and understanding their positions on the future. In a previous post to IEET, where I examined if transhumanism is a religion [1]  (it turns out that it actually is not, but facts rarely suppress … Continue reading

Ro(mance)bots

Today in IEET: http://ieet.org/index.php/S=1af5ad05a38b66af64de361aaebbc6af251549e2/IEET/more/5706 Will robots one day capture our hearts? meanwhile on facebook… http://www.facebook.com/pages/Heartless-Bitch/278248415551081 posts “I feel like a widow since my batteries died” Already the use of mechanics has deeply integrated itself into human sexuality. Against established trends it seems this genre is one market where female centric trends dominate. Female sales forces are … Continue reading

Don’t go to sleep in the cold

This article in a revised form can be found at Ieet.org Robot: “Didn’t your mother tell you not to wake a sleeping Human?” Android: “Yes, but I am curious, did they think?” Robot: “Not so much in the way that you or I do. They had the ability to think, but they acted mostly on … Continue reading

Resuscitative Ressurection

Nicolai Federov thought that humanity should have the goal of Resuscitative Resurrection. When this procedure becomes possible, who do you think we should resuscitate first? (Spoiler Alert: no easy answers) Before you begin to prioritize you must first begin with a criterion from which to judge the question. I am inclined to make the decision … Continue reading