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The Genomic Bodhisattva

David Pearce wants to end your suffering. His manifesto “The Hedonistic Imperative” promises a future where humans live in high-functioning superhappy states devoid of pain and anxiety.

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The Pursuit of Crappiness

Did you enjoy reading your little transnerdulist magazine about pleasure, prancing and sustained orgasm? Now you expect a little humor, don’t you? Well, guess what? I’m not in the mood.

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Eldorado Desperadoes II

Because of the four-plus centuries of Ottoman occupation, the folklore of all Balkan nations shares a Trickster figure named Hodja.

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Masters of Synthetic Life

A fleeting image of a slide at Craig Venter's 2008 TED presentation on synthetic life captures synthetic genomics in a nutshell.

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