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Reproductive Rights and Transhumanism

Reproductive Rights and Transhumanism

Individual reproductive rights and reproductive freedom should be an important principle for transhumanists, but the topic is widely misunderstood. While some argue for restricting parental rights, restrictions on reproductive rights also leads to restrictions in scientific research, medical treatments, and correspondingly, a reduction in longevity.

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Robotics Update

Robotics Update

A quick update on three recent and interesting developments in robotics. Quantum Robots, Robots that Learn, Robots Play Nicely with Humans.

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Transhumanists Help Out Orphanage

Transhumanists Help Out Orphanage

Transhumanist organizations and writers are collaborating with religious and humanitarian groups to feed, educate and make self-sufficient twenty children at a “boarding school” (orphanage) in Jinja, the second-largest city in Uganda.

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Transhumanism Gets Political [updated (2)]

Transhumanism Gets Political [updated (2)]

Entering the fray just last night, transhumanist author and adventurer Zoltan Istvan is taking a page from his own book The Transhumanist Wager and announcing what he calls "The Transhumanist Party " a political party for transhumanists seemingly with Zoltan himself as the lead candidate for the presidency in 2016.

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The Definition of Knowledge

The Definition of Knowledge

Philosophers have traditionally defined knowledge as a belief that is both true and justified, a definition that sufficed until, 50 years ago, Edmund Gettier pointed out that the conditions could be fulfilled by accident, in ways that didn’t amount to what we would intuitively regard as knowledge.

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