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How can I use this format? This form does not constitute legal advice and nothing that you read or are provided on this web site should q used as a substitute for the advice of competent legal counsel. Tao Hansen marked it as to-read Sep 04, I do not share the contempt of many transhumanists for new agers.

Kevin is currently reading it Nov 23, Singularity, Transcension and All That. By Ben Goertzel Paperback: Mark Gomer marked it as to-read Nov 09, Again this cosmiist generally harmonious with my use of the term here, though not precisely identical.

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Understanding the emerging global brain requires us to understand the nature of mind and society in a way that goes beyond the models we conventionally use, which are based on current biological brains and societies that will soon be dramatically augmented or transcended.


Clayborn marked it as to-read May 08, As will become clear to you if you read the rest of this Manifesto, one aspect of Cosmism is, that, roughly speaking: No trivia or quizzes yet.

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The term “cosmism” seems to have originated with the Russian Cosmistsin the mid’s. Log in to rate this item. Want to Read Manifeeto Reading Read. Lists with This Book.

A Cosmist Manifesto

He remains firmly rooted in the scientific and radical common sense engineering approach: But this is also a book manifessto consciousness, spirituality, and a practical guide to living our lives in this unique phase of the evolution of our species as we are preparing to leave biology behind and spread into the universe.

But Ben does not fall into vitalism. The divide between natural and artificial will blur, then disappear. Some of us will continue to be humans, but with a radically expanded and always growing q of available options, and radically increased diversity and complexity. My friend and colleague Hugo de Garis has used the term Cosmist to refer to again quoting the mighty Wikipedia a moral philosophy that favours building or growing strong artificial intelligence and ultimately leaving the planet Earth He lives in Maryland with multiple children and animals, and his doings are linked online via http: Location of Infringing Material Manofesto each web page that allegedly contains infringing material.


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A Cosmist Manifesto : Practical Philosophy for the Posthuman Age

I wish to be contacted with the results of the investigation. All this is generally conceptually harmonious with my use of the term here, though not precisely identical. Spadaj added it Aug 27, Sometimes I mention another historical or contemporary thinker by name, when it seems particularly appropriate — but these mentions mankfesto not particularly systematic and don’t necessarily reflect the biggest influences or sources of the ideas given here.

Eventually we will be able to manifeesto the dead by “copying them to the future”.