The website “Science and Religion: Today” asked me: Do superhero movies make us more or less fearful of transhumanism?” The question came as a follow up to my bit on the Avengers and transhumanism. Money quote:
Superheroes stand alone, or at least stand apart, from society. Their abilities and strengths are so far […]
Kris Notaro ponders which philosophical systems will serve us best in our posthuman future. I bet you can’t guess which one he prefers!
The IEET officially promotes the idea of technoprogressivism which has in common with normative intellectualism the idea that science and technological knowledge is valued. However I personally believe in existential ethics […]
I used to worry that religious objections would prevent the evolution of H to H+, especially in the United States. But should courage fail us, the Chinese, the […]
Philippe Verdoux and I seem to have had a similar experience with transhumanism. We went from “what is this crazy crap” to “holy-moly this is serious and lots of serious ethicists and philosophers think so too.”
For me, though, two simple considerations were sufficient to convince me that talk of posthumanity is not – […]
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