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Running From Your Past: Read This Magical Novel

Meira Bienstock | Posted 03.16.2015 | Books
Meira Bienstock

Some of us may be attempting to outrun our past, sprinting away from it, cowering away each time it knocks into our lives, unwanted, repeatedly, almost as though our lives are a perpetual series of cycles.

5 Simple Laws to Help You Realize Your Highest Spiritual Possibilities

Guy Finley | Posted 03.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Guy Finley

We are all familiar with the general laws that govern our physical well-being: eat healthy foods, exercise both mind and body, and avoid toxic people ...

What Can Supporters Do for Transhumanism?

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 01.30.2015 | Technology
Zoltan Istvan

The most wonderful thing about transhumanism is that whenever someone supports the movement and does something directly for it, they are also supporting their own health and longevity, and the health and longevity of their loved ones.

Caesar, Cromwell, and Stephen Colbert

Carlos S. Moreno, Ph.D. | Posted 03.07.2015 | Entertainment
Carlos S. Moreno, Ph.D.

Although the 'Colbert Nation' is a virtual one, and Stephen Colbert's control of it is largely for comic effect, his power to mobilize action is quite real.

Man's Quest for Immortality

Carlos S. Moreno, Ph.D. | Posted 02.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Carlos S. Moreno, Ph.D.

One of the things that makes us uniquely human is the awareness of our own mortality. We all know that we have a limited time on this Earth, and what we do in life often is defined by how we deal with this unmovable truth. Many seek immortality through their religious beliefs in life after death.

A TEDx Talk on Beauty and Life Extension Science

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 01.06.2015 | Impact
Zoltan Istvan

What is happening to our species is we are becoming far more than just human. All around us incredible advances in technology are changing and improving us.

To Feel Meaningful Is To Feel Immortal

Scientific American | Clay Routledge | | Posted 11.04.2014 | World

Imagine when our ancestors first started to look up at the stars and question their place in the universe. Why are we here? Are we alone? What happens...

Your Atomic Self: The Invisible Elements That Connect You to Everything Else in the Universe (EXCERPT)

Curt Stager | Posted 12.22.2014 | Science
Curt Stager

Like the sound of a sonata, like Mozart, Einstein, and Whitman, you too will be gone someday. But like the abstract structure of a musical composition, the space-time coordinates and emergent patterns of your life are immortal, and your atomic and subatomic components will continue to exist in many and varied forms for trillions of years.

Your Immortality

James A. Cusumano, Ph.D. | Posted 12.14.2014 | Healthy Living
James A. Cusumano, Ph.D.

You may not live forever, but you can live a longer, healthier and more fulfilled life, and at the same time make this world a little better place in which to live.

75 and Out?

Richard W. Kropf | Posted 12.06.2014 | Fifty
Richard W. Kropf

As he puts it: "...death is a loss... but...living too long is also a loss." It's a question of which we prefer, a shorter more vibrant life, or a longer one in which we eventually will have to cope with the challenge of a slow decline.

Building an Immortal Man

G. Doucette | Posted 11.26.2014 | Books
G. Doucette

I think the allure of the subject matter has a lot to do with curiosity about what we might be like -- as a species -- absent the inevitability of death. To that end, I wanted a character that was as relatable as possible.

Why We Might Not Actually Want To Live Forever

The Huffington Post | Meredith Melnick | Posted 08.12.2014 | Healthy Living

David Casarett, M.D. was first inspired to become a doctor after reading a newspaper article in 1986 about the strange case of a toddler named Michell...

Baggage Culture and Why Embracing Transhumanism Doesn't Come Easy

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 10.06.2014 | Technology
Zoltan Istvan

For many thousands of years now, the human race has been indoctrinated to submit to orthodoxy and to cower before authority, and to swallow endless nonsense from both.

Dare to be 100: Eos's Error

Walter M. Bortz II, M.D. | Posted 10.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Walter M. Bortz II, M.D.

Greek mythology identifies Eos as one of the fairest members of the ancient world. She was held to be the goddess of the dawn, and is memorialized in ...

Immortal Mice and Men

Akhila Satish | Posted 07.21.2014 | Science
Akhila Satish

How does the presence of young blood in an aged mouse change or alter the aging process? Is the key to elusive immortality actually within our own cells at the beginning of our lives? It is a thought-provoking question to ask.

Facing Our Mortality: The Stomach Flu of the Soul That Sets Us Free

Kari Henley | Posted 06.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Kari Henley

I have been thinking a lot about death lately. Not a fun topic, but one rich with interpretations, nuances, fears and murky voids. Our mortality is p...

Don't Want to Die? Support a 1 Percent Jethro Knights Life Extension Tax

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 06.08.2014 | Technology
Zoltan Istvan

Most people don't read scientific journals, but if they did they'd know the transhumanist field of life extension is repeatedly making major scientifi...

Are We Heading for a Jesus Singularity?

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 05.21.2014 | Technology
Zoltan Istvan

If AGI will be here in 20 years or so, and most of those people currently in charge of the U.S. government subscribe to Christianity and believe in Jesus, what are atheist transhumanists to do?

Daily Meditation: I Am Eternal

Posted 03.21.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these daily meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

Should Transhumanists Have Children?

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 04.30.2014 | Technology
Zoltan Istvan

While the international movement of transhumanism is rapidly growing and diversifying, its most important goal remains the same: overcoming human mortality.

5 Ways to Achieve Cheap Immortality Through Art

Simone Collins | Posted 04.26.2014 | Arts
Simone Collins

Forget developing relationships with those at the edge of anti-aging research. Perhaps you would do better by buddying up with an animator!

Dare to Be 100: Before I Die, Transplant Me

Walter M. Bortz II, M.D. | Posted 02.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Walter M. Bortz II, M.D.

A few weeks ago I got involved in the discussion about Time magazine's cover story "Can Google Solve Death?" The immortalists chimed in with the usual...

I'm an Atheist, Therefore I'm a Transhumanist

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 02.04.2014 | Books
Zoltan Istvan

Sometime in the next decade, the number of worldwide godless people -- atheists, agnostics, and those unaffiliated with religion -- is likely to break through the billion-person mark.

Google vs. Death? Really?

Pete Shanks | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Pete Shanks

Sure, tech wizards think they can do anything, or that's how it often seems. But they are not alone in that delusion.

Dare to Be 100: Google's Hot New App Immortality

Walter M. Bortz II, M.D. | Posted 11.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Walter M. Bortz II, M.D.

Virtually no one dies of old age, per se, but they died unnecessarily of preventable illnesses.