Climate change and environment destruction are real threats. Article gives a list of Transhumanist suggestions on how we can preserve the Planet without sacrificing our quality of life.
Having a positive view of mind uploading is neither necessary nor sufficient for being a transhumanist. Mind uploading is simply one of many routes toward indefinite human life extension.
Most deaths in the world are caused by aging and disease and somehow 85 % of the world population is perfectly fine with this. Transhumanists want the choice over our earthly life and demise, and we don’t want to leave it to cancer, or an automobile accident, or aging, or fate.
Even though the words singularity, cyborg, and life extension generate far more hits on Google than transhumanism, they just don’t feel right describing an ideal and accurate vision of the future. Almost by default, transhumanism has become the overwhelming leader of the name rivalry.
Not only general public, but also many futurists and sci fi authors often perceive the predictions of thousand years a bit far fetched and impractical. In his 15 predictions David Pearce shares with Transpire his vision for the world of the Fourth Millennium.
Modern history has seen more advances in technology and level of life than all other times combined. From curing the widest range of diseases to the creation of the most powerful weapons...
Who has created us? Was it God? Or were these civilization like ours who reached he biological limit of existence in their worlds?
The Manifesto enlists values a modern Transhumanist lives by, such as gratefulness for being given a chance to live and improve oneself's physical and sentient being as well as the surrounding world.
Millennials will be the first generation to experience the effects of climate change. It could also be the one who can reverse its effect if they were given the chance. Problem is, we've got no time. We need Jeff Bezos and Warren Buffet to think like Millennials.