Altruism

Implanting Morality

Implanting Morality

In a recent post I argued that humans need to become more intelligent and moral if they are to survive and flourish. In other words, they must evolve. A few perceptive readers raised objections about the nature of morality and the techniques to be used to maximize moral behavior. As for the nature of morality, I claimed that “the essence of morality lies in … the benefits of mutual cooperation and...

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Religion+ for Humanity+

Religion+ for Humanity+

Should we leave open the possibility that religious traditions may have something to offer to the transhumanist movement?

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Time and the Transhuman Condition

Time and the Transhuman Condition

My first action was to begin writing letters to my future self. I can't ever quite convey the humility experienced opening a letter on your 18th birthday that you wrote 10 years prior. As adults we look back at our childhood and consider ourselves to be inferior. Yet our views, so pure and untouched by the later mishmash of growing up, hold an honesty and a directness.

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