Featured Authors: Alan Brooks Remembering the 1950s-60s Futurists: What Went Wrong? Amon Kalkin Toward A Post-Socialist Revolutionary Paradigm: The Zerone When Comes The Hour - Zero State event December 20-21, 2012 Say You Want A Revolution? THE NEW : An open letter to all Futurists, Hackers, & Transhumanists WAVE: Unity in Radical Change, Rejecting Extremism Andrew Wallace Building a Star Trek Economy Armand Vespertine Does Enhanced Human Equal Transhuman? B. J. Murphy H+ Poetry: A Cosmist’s Tale - Part 2 - Rise of the Underlings ‘What seems to be the problem?’ – Hollywood’s anti-immortality Quoting our Future: The Past and Present Speak Do Robots Deserve the Right to Unionize? H+ Poetry: Re-Live/Re-Boot Ben Goertzel Humanity Plus Elections: The Boring Truth (Response to Vlad Frolov) Boris Karpa Open Letter to Ronald Bailey Soldiers without Banners - Why the Future Doesn’t Need Transhumanists Carol Lloyd Why I Didn’t Talk to My Children about Sandy Hook—and why it may not have mattered Is Your Autistic Child a Dandelion? Weed or Herb? D.J. MacLennan Tapping the Transcendence Drive David A. Kekich How Long Can We Live? - Medicine Will Transcend the Limits of Biology Aging will be Cured Overnight 100 Tips for Success (#100 is “purpose of life is to delay, avoid and eventually reverse death) Live Long… and the World Prospers What Will Humans Look Like in 2033? David Eubanks Namespace It Just Seems Like Forever (From the Auto-Journal™ of Jonny Blake Johnson, 2033) An Apology for a Cybernetic Future David J. Kelley Transhumanist Ideas Need to Evolve for Mainstream Popularity – how can this be accomplished? Foundation selects the first 3 projects based out of the Trans-human Institute and Retreat Facility Vision for a Trans-Human Institute Retreat Interview with an AI (Artificial Intelligence) – A Subtle Warning… Understanding the Transhumanist Demographic David Pearce The Biointelligence Explosion Is Humanity Accelerating Towards… Apocalypse? or Utopia? The Problem of Predation (Part 1 of “Reprogramming Predators”) The Abolitionist Project: Can Biotech Abolish Suffering Throughout the Living World? Five Top Reasons Transhumanism Can Eliminate Suffering David Wood Controversies Over Singularitarian Utopianism “In Our Lifetimes, Human Beings Will No Longer Be Human” claims Lord Anthony Giddens DEBATE Debate Forum: Do humans have free will? DEBATE Forum - Why is Space Exploration Important to Transhumanists? Debate Forum: Robot Sex Poll Reveals Americans’ Attitudes About Robotic Lovers, Servants, Soldiers Debate Forum: ROBOT WARRIORS - do we want them? DEBATE FORUM: do we want to be the Borg? Dirk Bruere Our Vampire Future? Wireheading and Hi-Tech Psychopaths Eugenics and Transhumanism The Transhumanist Declaration 2.0 Unarmed Combat in Zero G Evading the Limits to Economic Growth Dustin Ashley New H+ Poetry Eric Schulke Study Gerontology! This Frontier Provides Hope for the Future Radical Life Extension and the Spirit at the Core of a Human Rights Movement What You Are We Owe Pursuit of Indefinite Life Extension to Our Ancestors Why does the USA Creative Class vote Democratic? Extropia DaSilva Life Extension Leads to Meaningless Days? NO! Russian Dolls - A SciFi Story The Fourth Evolutionary Transition - technology’s role in creating a new type of organism Future Love: Romancing the Robot (Part 1) The Universe and Us - in the grand scheme of things, how important are we? Feminism The Neurobiology Behind All of the Ridiculous Things You Do When You’re in Love Top 5 Questions About the Female Orgasm Answered Shame on India! Fiction 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 The Hubris of Neo-Luddism Techno-Optimists & Techno-Pessimists are Brothers in Arms?! Killing Deathist Cliches: Down with “Death-Gives-Meaning-To-Life” Morality needs Immortality to Live: In order to be Go(o)d we Can’t Die!, says Kant Gennady Stolyarov II Philosophy Lives – Contra Stephen Hawking Liberty Through Long Life The Real War – and Why Inter-Human Wars Are a Distraction How Can I Live Forever?: What Does and Does Not Preserve the Self Fragile Reasoning in Nassim Taleb’s Antifragile: An Enlightenment Transhumanist Critique Giovanni Santostasi H+ Poetry: Questions to a Transhumanist H+ Poetry: Cybernetic Love Poem Death is Not my Brain’s Friend - I believe in Neurology, not in God Giulio Prisco Science and Spirituality at Global Future 2045 Transhumanism, Young Whores and Old Bigots The REAL Importance of Brain Mapping Research Gyreck Life Extension and the Significance of Death Hank Pellissier Andrej Pejic - Androgynous Model - does this pretty boy signify a multi-or-post-gender future? Happy Morning in Hedonistia, November 14, 2050 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 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? The Brussels Summit of Longevity Activists J. N. Nielsen Technologies of Life Extension Mind and Civilization: Consequences of Transhumanism James Hutton Explain Yourself (2013 Immortality Fiction Contestant) Transhuman “Conversion” in Tajikstan and My New Career - Counseling Augmented H+ Clients in Crises “Self Service” - Towards a New Information-Based Paradigm, and Acceptance of our Multiple Selves 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 Vegetarians Live Longer, Happier Lives…? Did the Universe Evolve the “Blue Brain Project” to Become Aware of Itself ? Christian Cannibalism Meme + Grace Park Sexy Longevity Meme The USA and Firearms: A (patronizing) DANISH point-of-view Defining Innovation: Some “innoflating” considerations.. John Niman GMOs: The Future Of Food Cyborg Possibilities – The Head (Part One) Property Law and Outer Space Musings On Robot Sex Dolls and Companions Why Lance Armstrong’s Doping Doesn’t Matter José Cordeiro Technological Convergence and Transhumanism The Principles of Extropy: A Quarter Century Later From Humanism to Transhumanism Khannea Suntzu Is it Time to call “Capitalism” an Existential Threat? Christian Group Says Demon Sex Makes You Gay The Final Disillusion Crises and the Epidemic of Rape The Succubus Mythology - Engineering a Radical Future Sexy Self Lawrence Lessig A Time For Silence (Mourning the Death of Aaron Swartz) Lee-Roy Chetty Localizing Economic Development Empowers Marginalized Communities Why Smart Cities are the Future Africa’s Population Growth and Demographic Transition in the Coming Decades The Future of Water in African Cities The Importance of Social Safety Nets on the African Continent Leo Igwe In Praise of Atheism Critically Thinking About Sorcery and Magic The Necessity of Humanism in Africa Bonyase, Ghana - A Witch Camp and Its Priestess Money Making Rituals and Superstition in Nigeria 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 Why It Is Ethical to Cure the Disease of Aging Bill Gates Really Wants to Become Immortal? Stop Polluting the Serene Ideas of Transhumanism I am an “Aging Fighter” Because Life is the Main Human Right, Demand and Desire Google Wants to Fund Radical Life Extension Startups Marios Kyriazis Bio-Philosophical Arguments for Human Biological Immortality Evolutionary Replicators in the Global Brain The Global Brain and its Role in Human Immortality Environmental Enrichment - Practical Steps Towards Indefinite Lifespans Mark McManus Do Myostatin Inhibitors Really Increase Muscle Hypertrophy? Mark Waser The “Wicked Problem” of Existential Risk with AI (Artificial Intelligence) Coherent Extrapolated Volition: The Next Generation Stop the FUTURE! I Wanna Get OFF! Dissolving the “Hard Problem” of Consciousness Value is Simple and Robust Martine Rothblatt Won’t Mindclones Only Be for the Rich and Famous? Why Cyberconsciousness Won’t Take Aeons to Evolve What Are Mindfiles? Billions of Sexes Terasem Schedules December 10th Colloquium on the Law of Futuristic Persons Max More Superlongevity Without Overpopulation Memes Italian Immortality/Transhumanist Memes “TransChristian” Immortality Memes + Overly-Attached Girlfriend Memes Promoting Radical Life Extension Immortality Memes by Jason Xu and Roen Horn Michael Lee Unmasking North Korea’s Future Russia’s Future - Grumpy Petro-Giant Armed-to-the-Teeth with Social Unrest Demographic Sunset in the Land of the Rising Sun: Japan in the 21st Century The Future is Scientific Too Big to Succeed? Three China Scenarios to 2050 Mike Dodd H+ Poetry: You Are The One 21st Century Foreign Policy Agenda For Western Nations Mike Perry Deconstructing Deathism - Answering Objections to Immortality Nanobot Models Conceptual Nanomedical Lipofuscin Removal Strategy Natasha Vita-More We Are Strong: Only Insofar As We Take Advantage of Our Innate Abilities and Build Smarter Tools The Aesthetics of Transhumanism H+: Bringing Arts/Sciences and Design Into the Discussion of Transhumanism Nano-Bio-Info-Cogno Skin Nikki Olson 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 Artificial Wombs Will Spawn New Freedoms Owen Nicholas 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 The Top Ten Best Science Fiction Movies 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 “India’s Forced Marriages are Institutionalized Rape” The Empire Within: India’s Imperialist Misogyny Proposed Manifesto for Indian Parents (for gender equality) Being Female in India: A Hate Story She [Nirbhaya, the New Delhi Rape Victim] is Dead. But Can We Be Said to Live? 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 Any Sufficiently Advanced Civilization is Indistinguishable from Nature Lawless Sustainability - new technology and innovative solutions for a sustainable future Lawless Sustainability—new technology & innovative solutions for a sustainable future Future Cities: Combined Advanced Technologies and Flexible Urban Infrastructures Rachel Haywire Extreme Futurist Festival Pre-Party in San Francisco, November 30 Rachel Haywire Interview: Extreme Futurist Festival 2012 Why I Am Running for the Humanity+ Board of Directors freedom to infinity (poem) Extreming The Future Reason On Costs and Opportunity Costs of Aging Arguing by Induction for an Absence of Boredom in an Ageless, Greatly Extended Healthy Life We Already Live in a Gerontocracy Mitochondrially Targeted Antioxidant SS-31 Reverses Some Measures of Aging in Muscle Reeve Armstrong Get Him Away From Death Politics Poisons Everything - transhumanism should avoid “ideological baggage” for it’s own survival The Illusion of Progress - are we truly accelerating, or heading towards extinction? Where Are the T-Shirts? Utilitarianism is immoral and inconsistent with transhumanism Rene Milan Who’s Your Daddy Now ? Be Here 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 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” Want to Biohack your Brain? – $50,000 Cranial Surgery Equipment costs only $10 via DIY Black Market 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 Health Extension Salon #5 at Y Combinator, in Silicon Valley Aquaponic Cyber Farms and Ending Scarcity (XFF - Douglas Mallette) Self-Esteem, Hollywood, and the End of Democracy Quantified Self: What Am I Tracking and Why? Extreme Futurist Festival – Grinders, the Practical Transhumanists Simon de Croft Empathy, Mirror Neurons, and the Empathy Pathology Singularity Utopia The Singularity Institute and Self-Fulfilling Prophecies Arguments Against Mind-Uploading Help Aaron Winborn Live Forever via Cryonics Ray Kurzweil’s Anti-Utopian Views Special Guest How to Make a Young Child Smarter Where the Human Ends & the Machine Begins: Getting Unclearer… 30+ Examples of Christian Privilege It’s time to have David Pearce do a TED talk! UK Futurists! Seize Political Power! Staff The Center for Transhumanity The Consensus – A TechnoProgressive Political Party An Interview with R.U. Sirius - Counterculture Icon Stephan Kinsella Ideas Are Free: The Case Against Intellectual Property Patent Trolls as Mafioso (and that’s a compliment) Ted Howard Ted Howard Reviews The Transhumanist Wager Teresa Belcher Anti-Aging Exercise, Diet and Lifestyle Tips Nanomedicine - an Introductory Explanation Extending Life Expectancy Keep Your Brain Young!—tips on maintaining healthy cognitive function Top Ten Anti-Aging Supplements 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 Transhumanist Poetry Ursula K. Le Guin The Intersection of Anarchism and Fiction Personal and Political in The Dispossessed The Dispossessed (Book Review by “The Instant Librarian”) Valkyrie Ice Kara & The Lesson Of Adam I am a Succubus and a Neon Jackal - my avatars at Second Life Freedom of Information Will Change the World A Cassandra Moment – is Aaron Swartz the Martyr of a New Revolution? Sadie’s Letter to Obama - a demonstration of “Transgendered Courage” Zeev Kirsch Transhumanism and Money Why Isn’t USA Power… Electric? - it’s because of environmentalism and price controls, stupid Asteroid Mining? - the Wrong & Right Reasons to Invest in this Critical Enterprise Transhumanism’s Schism – are we motivated by Greed or Humanism? Asteroid Scare! Can We Dodge the Next Space Rock?