Priesthood is vanity that requires no real achievement, contribution or personal abilities but bestows you with reputation and respect most businessmen and politicians can only dream of. And if you do not feel like supporting bottomless pockets of religious institutions for the illusory hope of eternal life, better be prepared to stand your ground as your beliefs are being swallowed by a black hole of conservative religions.
Transhumanism is quickly becoming a new religion for twenty-first century. In this Chapter you will discover a New Definition of the Ideology, learn about Transhumanist Manifesto and the difference between Transhumanism and Digital Escapism as well as why Biological Immortality is the surest way to bring about concrete actions towards the improvement of environment. Transhumanism is a dream, which totally justifies putting all your eggs into one basket, a basket called Earth.
While technology is rapidly advancing to allow us to prevent any upcoming diseases and health glitches, the coming of Immortality is unfortunately coming at the time of environmental destruction. Gareth provides an answer to how we can become immortal and enjoy our immortality in a liveable Planet
JiaXuan Hon provides her view on what being human and having a physical body means in XXI century.
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...
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