Transhumanism Continues to Pop Up and So I Feel Obliged to Replace My Supernumerary Third Arm With a Real One
You know how sometimes extrausual concepts that don't really fit with your worldview often have a way of popping back up again and again until you finally stop and pay attention? (Laughing rats and the fact that I have a speech impediment are two recent examples for me.) Lately, the notion of transhumanism has been making random cameos and so I've chosen to investigate further.
A couple years ago, I stumbled onto the site of a group called BLTC Research, and couldn't really make heads or tails of the mission statement on the home page, since it clearly wasn't intended for the uber novice. I got to the part that implicates genes as selfish and, by nature, ensure "pain and malaise are endemic to the living world." See more »