Category: Abolitionism

Cybernetics, Art, and Ideas (1971) — Lost Transhumanist Classics

Cybernetics, Art, and Ideas (1971) by Jasia Reichardt is a lost and out of print masterwork of multimedia, interactive, and computer generated art that will be of interest to transhumanists.

Synthetic Meat — Passes Taste Tests, But Still Five Years Away from Commercial Availability

Modern Meadow believes that increasing livestock herds is not the answer. There is a better way and our London hamburger taste test of last year is showing us the way. Growing meat from stem cells cultures at an industrial scale is the answer.

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Video Friday: David Pearce on H.G. Wells’ Utopia

Intuitively, one might indeed suppose that lifelong bliss would make us weak. Contrast, for instance, the Eloi with the Morlocks in H.G. Wells’ The Time Machine. In practice, the opposite is true. “That which does not crush me makes me...

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What We Have Here Is A Failure To Communicate

In a recent article over at the ironically named “Evolution News”, an intelligent design blog, ID advocate and frequent critic of transhumanism Wesley J. Smith gets nearly everything wrong.

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Lawsuit Filed on Behalf of Chimpanzee Seeking Legal Personhood

The Nonhuman Rights Project filed suit in Fulton County Court in the state of New York today on behalf of Tommy, a chimpanzee, who is being held captive in a cage in a shed at a used trailer lot in Gloversville. This is the the first of three similar suits TNhRP are filing this week. The second will be filed on Tuesday in Niagara Falls on behalf of Kiko, a chimpanzee who is deaf and living in a private home. And the third will be filed on Thursday on behalf of Hercules and Leo, who are owned by a research center and are being used in locomotion experiments at Stony Brook University on Long Island.