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Holonic understanding of reality

The Universe can be defined in many ways. What is clear is that there are different levels of realities, which are interacting with one another. Matter is arranged in atoms, which taken together turns into molecules. These molecules arrange themselves… 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 →

Transhumanism as a Social Movement and Strategy in Politics, Academia and Government in the United States

It is important when effecting change that we look at the various elements that we need to assess.  Ideally it is my opinion that this be done logically and without emotional baggage but with academic rigor.  This essay is my… Continue Reading →

ZOLTAN ISTVAN DOES NOT SPEAK FOR THE TRANSHUMANIST PARTY

EDIT: Please note that the first paragraph below has been expanded slightly, to make it perfectly clear who the author is, and in what official capacity this letter has been written. My name is Amon Twyman. This is an open… Continue Reading →

Transhuman National Committee of the United States

In an effort to drive community collaboration to decide what the transhumanist party in the United States stands for, there is a new Transhumanist National Committee forming. One of the goals is: as a community, develop a viable strategy for… Continue Reading →

Transhumanity.net Political Support Retraction

Transhumanity.net is retracting its endorsement of Zoltan Istvan on the grounds that he is not a serious contender for President of the United States. Zoltan’s goal has been to drive interest and awareness for  his view on life extension and transhumanism…. 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 →

Critical Topics and Focus Survey (TPC)

The mission of the Transhumanist Policy Center (TPC) is to provide nonpartisan guidance to the public, policy makers and electoral candidates on issues that affect legislation. TPC aims to safeguard the efficacy of scientific fact, empirical research, and critical thinking… Continue Reading →

Policy Center Staff Appointments (press)

Pending formal/legal organization, the Foundation Board of Directors is appointing the following individuals to roles within the organization for assessments of white papers; relating to policy issues that will focus on Policy Center activities to drive sound policy on key… 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 →

Opening of the Transhuman Policy Center (press)

Transhumanity.net in partnership with the ‘Foundation’ have agreed upon a joint venture to create a Transhuman Policy Center.  The Transhuman Policy Center is for now a ‘virtual’ think tank focusing on ‘Policies’ as they are applied to Politics; including the… Continue Reading →

Transhumanity.net Endorses Zoltan’s campaign for US President

Ok, yes some of the ideas in some of Zoltan’s articles and his book may be some what ‘controversial’; but lets be real… There is no reality in this world, at this time that Zoltan will win the presidency of… Continue Reading →

Don’t mistake elections for political change!

I felt moved to write this post after seeing an article about the futility of Transhumanists standing in elections. As it happens I have already written a chapter addressing questions of strategy for the developing Transhumanist Party, but thought I’d… Continue Reading →

Working toward a new paradigm

This is an update on progress from the Transhumanist Party, but not a dry technical report. Instead, this is the first in what I intend to be a new style of message, combining news of our activity with the bigger… Continue Reading →

The Vision Thing

  A brief review of existing visions for alternative political systems Introduction Last year’s establishment of the Transhumanist Party in the u.s. has sparked much activity in Europe towards the same goal, and it seems likely that the trend will… Continue Reading →

Holacracy and the Transhumanist Party

EDIT: The post below raised some questions, and apparently some minor misunderstandings which I would like to briefly address. If you haven’t read the post below already, I would recommend doing so before reading the note which follows at its… Continue Reading →

A Vote for the Transhumanist Party Presidential Candidate Is a Vote for Tyranny (opinion)

I am advocate for transhumanism, rightly defined. I am certainly not a technophobe who perceives all technology to be bad. In my opinion, human technology – like all matter – is a tool that can be used for good or… Continue Reading →

Extreme Future Tech Conference – Summer 2015

With special guests including Zoltan Istvan (Futurist and SciFi Author) this event will be an interactive immersive day of future technology, demos, XR related technology, device bar, touch wall and info on emerging trends and what that means for the future… Continue Reading →

Holacracy and the Transhumanist Party

The Transhumanist Party represents a new branch of the Transhumanist movement, and as such is now taking the first steps in a long journey. Here at the beginning, we have the opportunity to consider how our movement will be organised,… Continue Reading →

The birth of Political Transhumanism

A footnote in History: The first explicitly Transhumanist candidate Political Transhumanism is beginning to coalesce, and will become a force to reckon with as accelerating technologies increasingly transform society, and people seek a new paradigm to handle the wave of… Continue Reading →

Freedom of Speech and Freedom to Dialog and our Transhumanist Duties (opinion)

I try hard to stay out of politics and religion … AND more importantly geo politics mixed with radicalism and illogic. One principal that I believe in, as a Transhumanist, is the right to express ones self w/o risk to life,… Continue Reading →

Gabriel Rothblatt Lost the Race

Yes, this is true. Gabriel Rothblatt, the first transhumanist to run for a US Congressional seat, has lost to Bill Posey. Acquiring roughly 65% of the popular vote, Bill Posey won Florida’s District 8 House of Representatives seat. Considering that… Continue Reading →

Run, don’t Hide !

“An American political organization dedicated to promoting and embracing transhumanism” This was announced a couple of weeks ago. Since then i had several discussions about Zoltan’s new party and his intention to run for president in 2016. Frankly i was… Continue Reading →

Zoltan Istvan for President

Yes, this is correct. Zoltan Istvan has stated that he is running for presidential election in 2016. On Facebook, he has announced that a Transhumanist Party is being established with him being the party founder and potential 2016 Presidential candidate…. Continue Reading →

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