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What is transhumanism?
Definition: What is transhumanism?

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 using technology to transform the basic human experience into superhuman. Transhumanists are interested in develop technologies to expand and augment what is naturally available to a human when her or she is born.

Further notes on this definition: What is a transhumanist?

Transhumanism is sometimes abbreviated as H+ or h+

Transhumanist technologies

  • Nanotechnology and nanofabrication
  • Stem cell engineering
  • Genetic editing and engineering
  • Strong artificial intelligence
  • Organ regeneration and regrowth
  • Robotics

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Where to buy Super You: How Technology is Revolutionizing What it Means to Be Human
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