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Transhuman Party promotes Radical Democracy & Collective Intelligence

7.6 billion people are living on Earth, and every one of them deserves equal political power.  Transhuman Party (a new H+ organization) believes the future should be egalitarian, cooperative, inclusive, anti-hierarchal, motivated by egoless altruistic reform-seeking actions, with radical democracy and collective intelligence. Transhuman Party… Continue Reading →

Zoltan Istvan “gave away” the Transhumanist Party, but kept the TP trademark… four possible explanations

Zoltan Istvan was a 2016 Presidential transhumanist candidate who actually ran as an individual (not as the Transhumanist Party candidate, because TP was never registered with the FEC – Federal Election Committee.) Despite the fraudulent past of the Transhumanist Party,… Continue Reading →

Transhuman Debate 2.0 in SF East Bay

IEET is co-sponsoring “Transhuman Debate 2.0” on April 2, 2016, from 12:30 – 4:00pm in Oakland, CA, at Octopus Literary Salon, 2101 Webster St, #170 – only 2 blocks from BART. HOW DOES CONSCIOUSNESS ARISE? (1:00 – 1:30) Andres Gomez… Continue Reading →

Transhuman Debate

The debate will feature three “Oxford Style” Transhumanist Team Debates on these three topics: IMMIGRATION & BORDERS BASIC INCOME GUARANTEE WHAT IS THE ‘NATURE’ OF THE SINGULARITY? WILL IT HAPPEN AT ALL? Each debate will be one hour long. The… Continue Reading →

15 Question Zoltan Istvan is Avoiding – why? what are the answers? (opinion)

In early October 2015, a supporter of Zoltan Istvan suggested to the Transhumanist Party Presidential candidate that he should do an “AMA” – Ask Me Anything – to answer questions from the public, and from a group of his criticizers…. Continue Reading →

I Quit the USA Transhumanist Party. Why? Zoltan’s Non-Inclusive Leadership

On September 19th I left, disgruntled, my position as Secretary of the USATranshumanist Party. The next day, I joined the Open Source Party. The two decisions are closely related: they’re about transparency and democracy in government. USA Transhumanist Party doesn’t… Continue Reading →

“The Future of Politics” Conference

The Brighter Brains Institute is cosponsoring (with Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technology) a conference on October 18, at Humanist Hall, in Oakland. The event will take place on a Sunday from 10:30am- 6:00 pm. Lunch will be served, Parking… Continue Reading →

Transhumanist “Speakers Bureau” – Assembling Our Visionary Team

Brighter Brains Institute (BBI) is compiling an excellent lineup of lecturers on futurist / transhumanist topics, in our new “HUB” section, designed by “Techno-Optimist” web designer, Kevin Russell. The majority of our featured speakers delivered excellent presentations at our 2014… Continue Reading →

The “Certificate in Transhumanism” – is back!

Transhumanity.net and Brighter Brains Institute are co-hosting an exciting and unique Certificate in Transhumanism course. The course was first offered at “TNET” two years ago. Dozens of people have taken the course, including TNET editor David J Kelley.   THE CURRICULUM:… Continue Reading →

Transhumanist Fitness Program – optimizing your body & brain

Longevity and Brain Enhancement are the two primary ambitions of transhumanists, according to a survey conducted 2.5 years ago. This indicates that the “average transhumanist” is strongly motivated to keep his-or-her physical body and mental cognition in tip-top condition. These… Continue Reading →

Transhumanists unite to help Uganda AIDS Orphans via chicken farm

Transhumanist organizations and writers are collaborating with religious and humanitarian groups to feed, educate and make self-sufficient twenty children at a “boarding school” (orphanage) in Jinja, the second-largest city in Uganda. The school is called “COISER” (Community Intiative for Self… Continue Reading →

Artificial Intelligence & The Singularity – conference September 20

“Artificial Intelligence and The Singularity” – Futurist Conference, September 20, from 9:30 am – 5:00 pm at Piedmont Veterans Hall, 401 Highland Avenue, in Piedmont, California. Tickets are available at EventBrite. Cost is $20 – $35. The event is co-produced… Continue Reading →

Eradicating Poverty needs to be on the Transhumanist To-Do List

Eradicating Poverty – worldwide – needs to be on the Transhumanist To-Do List. We need to utilize new technology and new ideas to alleviate the hunger, disease, malnutrition, and despair that are caused by poverty. We need to be philanthropic,… Continue Reading →

Transhumanist Philanthropy?! Yes! MTA Sets up KIVA Account

Transhumanists, in my experience, are cheap. Penny pinchers. Stingy. When I was Managing Director at IEET in 2012, I launched a cellphone drive to help destitute Africans communicate with each other. My goal was to collect 1,000 cellphones. Hummpph!  After… Continue Reading →

Opinion: Egalitarian Planet: Six Proposals to Elevate Society by Reducing Disparity

“the fundamental inequalities are intelligence, imagination, ambition, and action. Someone with 10% more of all four than his chiral twin could have four orders of magnitude more wealth over a lifetime.”

Egalitarians believe inequity leads to a plethora of social ills. For example: 1. Inequity corrodes trust, community life, and social mobility 2. Inequity increases anxiety and excessive consumption 3. Inequity contributes to mental and physical illness, drug use, imprisonment, obesity, teen… Continue Reading →

“We Can Hear You Now!” – 12 Ways Cell Phones Accelerate Africa

Africa is Rising! Technology, like cell phones, is aiding Africa’s fantastic leap forward. But are the poorest of the poor left behind? Africa is often demeaned as the “Lost” or “Hopeless” continent due to 1st World Afro-pessimism that’s gorges itself… Continue Reading →

Nine Ways In-Vitro Meat Will Change Our Lives

Future Flesh is squatting on your plate. Are you nervous? Stab it with a fork. Sniff it. Bite! Chew, swallow. Congratulations! Relax and ruminate now because you’re digesting a muscular invention that will massively impact the planet. In-Vitro Meat—aka tank… Continue Reading →

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