the transhumanist wager
A Transhumanist Goes to the Conventions
The RNC was surprisingly more open to transhumanism than the DNC.
To Combat Radical Violence in America, We Need Radical Medicine
"If you make the human body virtually indestructible, being wounded loses some of its relevance."
How Technology Could Facilitate and then Destroy Legal Immigration
We need some authoritative measures to guarantee safe and effective immigration. But then, the robots come.
Wild Transhumanist Campaign Tech We’ll See in Future Presidential Elections
If we’re lucky, given how crazy these elections have made America look, maybe technology will make future elections disappear altogether.
Do We Really Hate Trump and Clinton So Much?
Something more sinister is happening: The internet has turned us into belligerent critics.
The Coming Genetic Editing Age of Humans Won’t Be Easy to Stomach
In the transhumanist age, the human being should be looked at more like a machine—something that comes out a particular way, but then can be heavily modified.
Technology Will Replace the Need for Big Government
Twenty-five years into the future, we may have little reason to call any government service employee whatsoever.
If You Care About the Earth, Vote for the Least Religious Presidential Candidate
The obvious reason going green doesn’t work is the sheer impossibility of getting the developed world to stop… well, developing.
Should I Have Had My Cat Cryonically Preserved?
As a transhumanist, I struggled with what to do when my pet cat Ollie died.
The Church of Perpetual Life Wants to End Deathism
In the fight against death, sometimes you have to fight the government.
Could Direct Digital Democracy and a New Branch of Government Improve the US?
When everyone has a mobile phone, why not use them to vote?
The Second Amendment Isn’t Prepared for a 3D-Printed Drone Army
Is technology going to cause a Constitutional crisis?