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Category: CH01 The Emergence of the Human Machine

The three laws of transhumanism

According to Zoltan Istvan, a transhumanist activist who wrote the foreword for the book Super You, the Three Laws of Transhumanism are: A transhumanist must safeguard one’s own existence above all else. A transhumanist must strive to achieve omnipotence as expediently as possible—so long as one’s actions do not conflict with more »

What is a transhumanist?

Definition: Transhuman, transhumanism, transhumanist What is a Transhumanist? Transhumanism is a global intellectual and cultural movement which has the goal of transforming and revolutionizing the human experience and condition by creating, implementing and developing technologies accessible to anyone that will massively enhance human intelligence and physical capabilities. You might think of it as more »

Recipient of 23rd face transplant doing well

A 37-year-old Virginia man, who was severely disfigured in a gun accident 15 years ago, is doing well after a face transplant. It’s the 23rd face transplant since doctors began doing the procedure, seven years ago. The recipient, Richard Lee Norris, was given a new face, nose, teeth and jaw more »