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Archive for the ‘Humanism’ Category

Editor's Blog

March 28, 2014

Are the fundamental objectives of transhumanism inherent in being human?

December 29, 2013

Geoff Allshorn - Recorded at Future Salon Melbourne 2013

December 2, 2013

In the 17th & 18th Centuries with the Enlightenment movement the rise of humanism was witnessed and the disconnection from the 'Real' authority. The rise of humanism and the control of science and technology has pushed our knowledge of the world around us, how has this affected the autonomous human subject? Where do the ethical and moral implications of technology leave the human? Where will humanism lead us too? What is this term, referred to as 'posthumanism'? What does it mean to be 'posthuman'? How does it differ from transhumanism? This piece will discuss these terms and the consequences of the concepts and the individuality that can be seen as at risk, or empowered by the continuing movement and progress of science and technology.

October 28, 2013

Roby Guerra interviews Italian transhumanist Stefano Vaj about transhumanism, posthumanism, and more.

April 26, 2013

God is dead, said the man with the world's most exciting moustache. And many, seeing the dogma of ancient traditions as an anachronistic throwback to a time before the rise of reason, would seek to ensure that this process is completed as soon as possible.

January 16, 2013

We need to stop. Take a deep breath. We need to turn our anger into discriminating intelligence and wisdom before it is too late.

November 2, 2012

On a recent edition of my weekly radio show, my co-host and I spent an hour tossing around the concept of human exceptionalism, the idea that human beings are fundamentally different from all other species.

Ben Goertzel and Hugo de Garis
January 18th, 2011

Ben Goertzel converses with Hugo de Garis on his transhumanist argument for the reality of a Creator.

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