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Transhumanism and All My Mortal Friends

James Moore | Posted 05.06.2014 | Technology
James Moore

Transhumanism is an idea that we can transcend mortal definitions of our lives. There are already discussions about uploading consciousness and memory to computer networks to enable the human experience to continue even if only in an incorporeal form.

Fantaspirations and Fallen Arches

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 08.17.2013 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

There are, I think, two dilemmas that complicate the reconciliation of wanting what we have and having what we want. Let's refer to them as the "night on call" conundrum, and the "wrinkle in time" fallacy.

Death Makes Us Weak, Impatient and Risk-Averse

Bhagwan Chowdhry | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bhagwan Chowdhry

Possibility of death causes us to value the future less, makes us weak as we grow old, and predisposes us to avoid risk, following a simple evolutionary argument.