The audio in this archive file was compiled from a 1984 meeting of futurists, transhumanists, and progressives. The main topic of the meeting was the most appropriate…
In the course of the discussion, the primary viewpoint FM-2030 espoused was that some aspects of government - especially the concept of leadership - would become obsolete or be replaced by other aspects of society (see Part 1). However, he also expressed what he believed the core of a 'true' democracy might look like. This archive file is assembled from excerpts of that section of the discussion.
FM-2030 was, at various points in his life, an Iranian Olympic basketball player, a diplomat, a university teacher, and a corporate consultant. He developed his views on transhumanism in the 1960s and evolved them over the next thirty-something years. He was placed in cryonic suspension July 8th, 2000. For more information about FM-2030, view the GPA Archive File: ‘Introduction to FM-2030’ or visit some of the following links:
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