Featured Authors: Alan Brooks Remembering the 1950s-60s Futurists: What Went Wrong? Amon Kalkin Toward A Post-Socialist Revolutionary Paradigm: The Zerone Say You Want A Revolution? When Comes The Hour - Zero State event December 20-21, 2012 FUTURISM AS POLICY: What should futurists want from political change? Andrew Wallace Building a Star Trek Economy Armand Vespertine Does Enhanced Human Equal Transhuman? B. J. Murphy Capitalism, Socialism & the Scientific Fight Against Cancer Quoting our Future: The Past and Present Speak H+ Poetry: I Am Not Alone H+ Poetry: A Cosmist’s Tale - Part 1 - Opt Not for Death H+ Poetry: A Robotic Wet Dream Ben Goertzel Humanity Plus Elections: The Boring Truth (Response to Vlad Frolov) Boris Karpa Soldiers without Banners - Why the Future Doesn’t Need Transhumanists Open Letter to Ronald Bailey Carol Lloyd Is Your Autistic Child a Dandelion? Weed or Herb? Why I Didn’t Talk to My Children about Sandy Hook—and why it may not have mattered D.J. MacLennan Tapping the Transcendence Drive David A. Kekich Will Castration Extend Your Life? 107,000,000,000 - what does this number signify? Aging will be Cured Overnight 100 Tips for Success (#100 is “purpose of life is to delay, avoid and eventually reverse death) What Will Humans Look Like in 2033? David Eubanks It Just Seems Like Forever (From the Auto-Journal™ of Jonny Blake Johnson, 2033) An Apology for a Cybernetic Future Namespace David J. Kelley Vote for David Kelley in the HumanityPlus Election Understanding the Transhumanist Demographic Engineering Religion – Using Religion to Accomplish Long Term Success and Insure Singularity Foundation selects the first 3 projects based out of the Trans-human Institute and Retreat Facility Transhumanist Ideas Need to Evolve for Mainstream Popularity – how can this be accomplished? David Pearce The Biointelligence Explosion THE ABOLITIONIST PROJECT - suffering and how to get rid of it Humans and Intelligent Machines - Co-Evolution, Fusion or Repla cement? Is Humanity Accelerating Towards… Apocalypse? or Utopia? Five Top Reasons Transhumanism Can Eliminate Suffering David Wood “In Our Lifetimes, Human Beings Will No Longer Be Human” claims Lord Anthony Giddens Controversies Over Singularitarian Utopianism DEBATE Debate Forum: ROBOT WARRIORS - do we want them? DEBATE FORUM - do you want a Singularity via Artificial Intelligence, or Human Bio-Intelligence? DEBATE FORUM - let’s bicker about Transhumanism, Politics, Religion, Sex, etc. DEBATE Topic - Would you get a black market Brain Implant from a Biohacker for 90% off? DEBATE FORUM: Augmentation and Erotica - Do Prosthetic Legs Make Aimee Mullins… Hotter? Dirk Bruere Surviving a Carrington Event and Similar Disasters Why Transhumanism Is Not Private Property Fear & Loathing in Transhumanism The Transhumanist Declaration 2.0 In Praise of the Borg: “Resistance is futile – you will want to be assimilated!” Dustin Ashley New H+ Poetry Eric Schulke “Alpha Thinkers” are the Transhuman Wave of the Future Study Gerontology! This Frontier Provides Hope for the Future Our Surroundings are Seemingly Limitlessly Profound Indefinite Life Extension: How To Convince Skeptics, Fence-Sitters, and the Uninformed We Owe Pursuit of Indefinite Life Extension to Our Ancestors Extropia DaSilva Holy Singularity! - will it be a “Messianic/Idolatrous” or “Ineffable/ Transcendent” Event? IT’S ALIVE! How Technology Evolves and What it Means What Should Transhumanity regard as it’s Primary Goal? Is the “Technological Singularity” Plausible? Russian Dolls - A SciFi Story Feminism The Neurobiology Behind All of the Ridiculous Things You Do When You’re in Love Shame on India! Top 5 Questions About the Female Orgasm Answered Fiction Love’s Not Worth Dying For More than Once (2033 Immortality Fiction Contestant) What Happened to the Good Old Days - (2033 Immortality Fiction Contestant) One Hundred Years of Immortality (2033 Immortality Fiction Contestant) Memory of Death (2033 Immortality Fiction Contestant) Francesca Ferrando Towards A Posthumanist Methodology Franco Cortese H+ Poetry: Ghostensi’ve Counself “Immortality Memes” The Future Invades the Music Industry An Open Letter to Death Gennady Stolyarov II Philosophy Lives – Contra Stephen Hawking Six Libertarian Reforms to accelerate Life Extension The Movement for Indefinite Life Extension (MILE): The Next Step for Humankind In the Face of Universal Surveillance: PRISM and the Litmus Test for Liberty The Imposition of Death Giovanni Santostasi Death is Not my Brain’s Friend - I believe in Neurology, not in God H+ Poetry: Cybernetic Love Poem Giulio Prisco Science and Spirituality at Global Future 2045 The REAL Importance of Brain Mapping Research Transhumanism, Young Whores and Old Bigots Gyreck Life Extension and the Significance of Death Hank Pellissier Transhumanity.net “Comments” Will Emigrate to Zero State FB Liberating Egypt from Female Genital Mutilation Nine Ways In-Vitro Meat Will Change Our Lives Robots and Slavery - what do humans want when we are “Masters”? Ian D. Mclean Transhumanist Elitism, Privilege and Intersectionality Ian Linnel DIY Nanotechnology – “buckyballs” + olive oil doubles the lifespan of mice BioHack Diabolical Plot #1 - Implant “Defiance” via Mass DBS to Topple Authoritarian Regimes Ilia Stambler The Brussels Summit of Longevity Activists Demonstration for Radical Life Extension in Tel Aviv An Appeal to Help Dr. Steven Coles, a World Leader in Aging Research International Longevity Alliance Plans Its Agenda for 2013 The Longevity Party - Who Needs it? Who Wants it? J. N. Nielsen Technologies of Life Extension Mind and Civilization: Consequences of Transhumanism James Hutton “Self Service” - Towards a New Information-Based Paradigm, and Acceptance of our Multiple Selves Explain Yourself (2013 Immortality Fiction Contestant) Transhuman “Conversion” in Tajikstan and My New Career - Counseling Augmented H+ Clients in Crises Jason Xu Silicon Valley Transhumanist establishes “Resurrection Groups” The Unstoppable Longevity Virus Desiring Immortality TransChristianity - Simulating the Hyperreal Kingdom of Heaven The Lord’s Prayer – Omega Point version Joern Pallensen Did the Universe Evolve the “Blue Brain Project” to Become Aware of Itself ? Vegetarians Live Longer, Happier Lives…? Veganism Is The Future Turkey, a Secular state.. FEMEN, Atheism, Domestic violence… Titslamism - Armchair Metaphysics & Topless Jihad John Niman Cyborg Possibilities – The Torso and Skin (Part 2) Rise of the Military Robot GMOs: The Future Of Food Cyborg Possibilities – The Arms and Legs (Part Three) Property Law and Outer Space José Cordeiro The Principles of Extropy: A Quarter Century Later Technological Convergence and Transhumanism From Humanism to Transhumanism Khannea Suntzu Is it Time to call “Capitalism” an Existential Threat? Christian Group Says Demon Sex Makes You Gay 2113 0.2: Getting Stuck in Progress The Succubus Mythology - Engineering a Radical Future Sexy Self The Final Disillusion Lawrence Lessig A Time For Silence (Mourning the Death of Aaron Swartz) Lee-Roy Chetty Promoting the Use of Clean Stoves in the Developing World The Impact of Mobile Money in Africa Africa and the Key Drivers of Change The Importance of Social Protection in Africa Why Smart Cities are the Future Leo Igwe A Manifesto for a Skeptical Africa Paul Kurtz: Tribute from Africa Woman Burned Alive in New Guinea Witch Hunt In Praise of Atheism The Necessity of Humanism in Africa Lincoln Cannon Do I Want to Be a Robot? Purpose of the Mormon Transhumanist Association Ludwig Sandgren H+ Poetry: We Are The Gods Now Manifestos Additional Excellent Contestants in “Transhumanism Declaration 2.0 Contest” Maria Konovalenko The Roadmap to Immortality The Longevity Party - updated description Bill Gates Really Wants to Become Immortal? I am an “Aging Fighter” Because Life is the Main Human Right, Demand and Desire Why It Is Ethical to Cure the Disease of Aging Marios Kyriazis Cyprus Symposium - “Pathways To Indefinite Lifespans” Bio-Philosophical Arguments for Human Biological Immortality Evolutionary Replicators in the Global Brain The Global Brain and its Role in Human Immortality Mark McManus Do Myostatin Inhibitors Really Increase Muscle Hypertrophy? Mark Waser Dissecting the Scientists’ Call to Ban Autonomous Lethal Robots Backward Induction: Rationality or Inappropriate Reductionism? – Part 2 The “Wicked Problem” of Existential Risk with AI (Artificial Intelligence) Got Risk? Debating Eliezer Yudkowsky About “AIs that prove changes correct” Waser Contra Goertzel Contra Dvorsky on Mind Uploading Martine Rothblatt Why Cyberconsciousness Won’t Take Aeons to Evolve Won’t Mindclones Only Be for the Rich and Famous? What is Techno-Immortality? What Are Mindfiles? Billions of Sexes Max More Superlongevity Without Overpopulation Memes Longevity Meme Contest - WINNERS! Immortality Memes “TransChristian” Immortality Memes + Overly-Attached Girlfriend Italian Immortality/Transhumanist Memes Michael Lee Russia’s Future - Grumpy Petro-Giant Armed-to-the-Teeth with Social Unrest Unmasking North Korea’s Future Too Big to Succeed? Three China Scenarios to 2050 Demographic Sunset in the Land of the Rising Sun: Japan in the 21st Century Thirsty Australia: A Parched View of it’s Long-Term Future Mike Dodd 21st Century Foreign Policy Agenda For Western Nations H+ Poetry: You Are The One Mike Perry Deconstructing Deathism - Answering Objections to Immortality Nanobot Models Conceptual Nanomedical Lipofuscin Removal Strategy Natasha Vita-More The Aesthetics of Transhumanism Nano-Bio-Info-Cogno Skin We Are Strong: Only Insofar As We Take Advantage of Our Innate Abilities and Build Smarter Tools H+: Bringing Arts/Sciences and Design Into the Discussion of Transhumanism Nikki Olson Oscar Pistorius Now … Elective Amputation in 10 Years? How Safely Can You Practice DIY Drugs? Researchers, Ahoy! Should Futurist Science Move… Offshore? Transhumanism for Children 3D Printing Laboratories: The Age of DIY Designer Drugs Begins Owen Nicholas The Top Ten Best Science Fiction Movies The Transcension Hypothesis: An Intriguing Answer to the Fermi Paradox? Piracetam - is it the smartest of the smart drugs? Meditation Boosts the Brain Make Me SuperHuman - the Top 10 Enhancements I Crave P. Tittle The Future of Women The Humanist View of Animal Rights “I’m Too Drunk to Consent to Sex. But Not Too Drunk to Assault You” Business Rules the World. Do we want it to? Making the Outside Match the Inside Peter Wicks POLL Preston Estep III and Alex Hoekstra Advances in Telomere Research and Testing Pubali R. Chaudhuri She [Nirbhaya, the New Delhi Rape Victim] is Dead. But Can We Be Said to Live? The Empire Within: India’s Imperialist Misogyny Proposed Manifesto for Indian Parents (for gender equality) “India’s Forced Marriages are Institutionalized Rape” Being Female in India: A Hate Story QUIZ Celebrity Transhumanist Gossip Quiz Answers to Celebrity Transhumanist Gossip Quiz #1 Rüdiger Koch Bitcoin - a Means for Redistribution of Wealth Liberty Reserve, Managed Democracy and what it means for H+ Technologies ZeroState Fund - Enabling Practical Transhumanism Rachel Armstrong Greener cities. V7 Bacteria “R” Us Any Sufficiently Advanced Civilization is Indistinguishable from Nature “Matter Not Only Has Rhythm, It Sings and Dances” - Particle Physics and Culture The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Complexity Rachel Haywire Rachel Haywire Interview: Extreme Futurist Festival 2012 Extreme Futurist Festival Pre-Party in San Francisco, November 30 freedom to infinity (poem) Why I Am Running for the Humanity+ Board of Directors Extreming The Future Reason We Already Live in a Gerontocracy Arguing by Induction for an Absence of Boredom in an Ageless, Greatly Extended Healthy Life On Costs and Opportunity Costs of Aging Mitochondrially Targeted Antioxidant SS-31 Reverses Some Measures of Aging in Muscle Reeve Armstrong Where Are the T-Shirts? Get Him Away From Death Utilitarianism is immoral and inconsistent with transhumanism The Illusion of Progress - are we truly accelerating, or heading towards extinction? Politics Poisons Everything - transhumanism should avoid “ideological baggage” for it’s own survival Rene Milan Be Here Now! Who’s Your Daddy Now ? Reno Tibke Human Brain Mapping & Simulation Projects: America Wants Some, Too? Machine Morality: a Survey of Thought and a Hint of Harbinger Rich Lee Want to Biohack your Brain? – $50,000 Cranial Surgery Equipment costs only $10 via DIY Black Market Sexy Time, Grinder Style - penile subincision, semen flavoring, genital implants, etc. “If Eternal Life Becomes a Medical Possibility, I Will Have It Because I am a Tech Pirate” DIY & Grinding: Get In Here! - Transhumanism is a Verb, not a Club Samantha Atkins Species Crunch Time – A Possible Means of Resolution To Have ALL, Give ALL to All We have always been “Transhumanists” - Yearning for Transcendence Scott Jackisch Some Will Be Living Forever (2033 Immortality Fiction Contestant) Health Extension Salon #5 at Y Combinator, in Silicon Valley Tough Times for Young People Today - will their prospects improve in the Future? 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The Center for Transhumanity The Consensus – A TechnoProgressive Political Party Stephan Kinsella Patent Trolls as Mafioso (and that’s a compliment) Ideas Are Free: The Case Against Intellectual Property Teresa Belcher Top Ten Anti-Aging Supplements Anti-Aging Exercise, Diet and Lifestyle Tips Nanomedicine - an Introductory Explanation Keep Your Brain Young!—tips on maintaining healthy cognitive function Extending Life Expectancy Terra Bosart Physiques of the Future - Custom Bodies and Multiple Selves Transhuman Simultaneous Hermaphroditism: why it is a goal for some, and how it might eventually work “Borg” is Derogatory - transhumanists need to avoid this association The Final Guard: are we the Big Brother we were taught to fear? Tim Gross (Setai) The Singularity is the Cosmic Reflection of the Big Bang WE Will be the Artilects - Cultural Singularity by 2020, driven by Augmented Reality TJL-2080 Autism: Disease or The New Normal? “Singular” Chapter 1 Ursula K. 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