Tagged: Life Extension

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Ethics and Human Enhancement

The Ethics of Human Enhancement While in some circles the expression “human enhancement” is roughly synonymous with human genetic engineering, it is used most often to refer to the general application of the convergence of nanotechnology, biotechnology, information technology and cognitive science (NBIC) to improve...

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Transhumanism

Transhumanism: International and Intellectual Movement Transhumanism (abbreviated as H+ or h+) is an international and intellectual movement that aims to transform the human condition by developing and creating widely available sophisticated technologies to greatly...

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We Are Already Transhumanists

An Atheist’s Perspective on the Rise of Christian Transhumanists by Zoltan Istvan Recently, a number of religious transhumanists — those who advocate for using science, technology, and religion to improve the human being — have...

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Understanding Cryonics: Part 2

Understanding Cryonics: Part 2 – Vitrification & Storage Article first published at Technorati.com In part 1 of ‘Understanding Cryonics’, we took a brief look at the science and technology behind freezing the recently dead with...

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Dr. Max More

Dr. Max More – Transhumanist, Futurist, Writer, Philosopher Dr. Max More (born Max T. O’Connor, January 1964) is a philosopher and futurist who writes, speaks, and consults on advanced decision-making about emerging technologies. Born...

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Political Transhumanism

The Transhumanist Party By Amon Twyman Transhumanism has historically been an effectively apolitical movement, focussed on technological improvement of the human condition. While some political obstacles to that goal have been recognized, Transhumanists’ political views have...

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DIY Biology

Do-it-yourself biology (DIY biology, DIY bio) is a growing biotechnological social movement in which individuals, communities, and small organizations, study biology and life science using the same methods as traditional research institutions. DIY biology is primarily...