Abolition is Imperative in Kurzweil’s Sixth Epoch Scenario

By Jønathan Lyons Consider the Abolition Society, the Abolitionists Against Suffering group on facebook, and the philosophy of Dr. David Pearce, who is “a British utilitarian philosopher and transhumanist, who promotes the idea that there exists a strong ethical imperative for humans to work towards the abolition of suffering in … Continue reading

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How can Workers of the World Really Unite?

by Kris Notaro Social Darwinism, Ayn Rand’s objectivism, capitalism and eugenics are all catastrophes of human thought: How to create a federation of anarchist-socialist / anarchist-syndicalist workers. Warning: This is a techno-optimist and “politically”-positive article. Workers of the world will unite, I hypothesize under several conditions. A. Enhancement and “upgrading” … Continue reading

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Transhumanism contains the essence of the revolutionary spirit

By Summerspeaker Drawing on Marx, I define the revolutionary spirit as the belief that we can and should radically transform the world for the better. It spurns compromise and necessary evils, opting instead for creative solutions and consistent morality. It ever struggles against restraints and limitations. The revolutionary saves both … Continue reading

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The Singularity and the Future-Human under Capitalism

By Wes Strong The Technological Singularity, referred to as “the singularity” by transhumanists, signifies a point in time where self-aware self-improving artificial intelligence that could surpass the intelligence of the human brain manifests. The Coming Singularity The prior may seem more threatening to most, however artificial intelligence may pose a … Continue reading

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Transhumanism and the Radical Left

By Summer Speaker What is transhumanism? This techno-futurist movement stresses the possibility and desirability of innovations such as lifespan extension and cognitive enhancement. Transhumanists seek to transcend unpleasant aspects of the human condition and cultivate our positive qualities through technological intervention. While the movement tends to support established military and … Continue reading

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Depression and Suicide Amongst Radicals and Anarchists

By Nihilo Zero “Before you diagnose yourself with depression or low self-esteem, first make sure that you are not, in fact, just surrounded by assholes.” — William Gibson. The Problem of Suicide: You Are Not Alone As the survivor of an arduous suicide attempt I’ve subsequently come to contemplate this … Continue reading

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Transhumanism and Anarchism

A short and simple overview of how anarchism relates to transhumanism by Kris notaro Libertarian socialism The first anarchist journal to use the term “libertarian” was La Libertaire, Journal du Mouvement Social and it was published in New York City between 1858 and 1861 by French anarcho-communist Joseph Déjacque.“The next … Continue reading

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