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Media Highlights Transhumanism Politics Near End of Election

Media Highlights Transhumanism Politics Near End of Election | Futurology, Singularitarianism,Transhumanism and Technogaianism | Scoop.it
After 731 days, I finally finished my run for the US Presidency as a transhumanist. Transhumanism was covered in a major way by the media in the weeks leading up to the elections.
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The Profound, Confusing Religious Case for Transhumanism

The Profound, Confusing Religious Case for Transhumanism | Futurology, Singularitarianism,Transhumanism and Technogaianism | Scoop.it
It might not seem possible, but the God-fearing religious right can be morally on board with Zoltan Istvan's polarizing view that human life shoul
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Four Legal Entheogens for the Spiritual Explorer

Four Legal Entheogens for the Spiritual Explorer | Futurology, Singularitarianism,Transhumanism and Technogaianism | Scoop.it
Throughout human history, spiritual seekers have used sacred plants and fungi for healing, visionary encounters, and mystical experience.
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Researchers Claim DMT Can Connect You To A Parallel Universe | TIMEWHEEL

Researchers Claim DMT Can Connect You To A Parallel Universe | TIMEWHEEL | Futurology, Singularitarianism,Transhumanism and Technogaianism | Scoop.it
Dimethyltryptamine (DMT): acclaimed as the most fascinating psychoactive substance yet to be discovered. Found in the plants and animal
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Human impact has pushed Earth into the Anthropocene, scientists say

Human impact has pushed Earth into the Anthropocene, scientists say | Futurology, Singularitarianism,Transhumanism and Technogaianism | Scoop.it
New study provides one of the strongest cases yet that the planet has entered a new geological epoch
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Entheogens may expand possible brain interconnections

Entheogens may expand possible brain interconnections | Futurology, Singularitarianism,Transhumanism and Technogaianism | Scoop.it
By releasing the everyday patterns of stable, internal coherence between different regions of the brain, psilocybin increases entropy in the brain. But as these stable patterns weaken, new patterns are allowed to emerge.
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sex robots, inequality, and consequentialism

sex robots, inequality, and consequentialism | Futurology, Singularitarianism,Transhumanism and Technogaianism | Scoop.it
the products are clearly marketed on the basis of existing sexist stereotypes and predicated on the basis of an almost caricatured male desire.
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10 Reasons the Multiverse Is a Real Possibility

10 Reasons the Multiverse Is a Real Possibility | Futurology, Singularitarianism,Transhumanism and Technogaianism | Scoop.it
The multiverse — different realms where every choice spawns a separate universe for a different version of ourselves. Learn more at HowStuffWorks.
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Do Psychedelics Offer a Path To The "God Within"?

Do Psychedelics Offer a Path To The "God Within"? | Futurology, Singularitarianism,Transhumanism and Technogaianism | Scoop.it
“Turn on, tune in, drop out.” Timothy Leary’s famous exhortation still influences our view of so-called psychedelic or hallucinogenic substances. We might associate psychedelics with the excesses of sixties counterculture, and with "straight" society's pushback, replete with fear-mong
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How Exotic and Unlikely-Sounding Disasters Could Kill off Humans

How Exotic and Unlikely-Sounding Disasters Could Kill off Humans | Futurology, Singularitarianism,Transhumanism and Technogaianism | Scoop.it
Our science-fiction apocalypse: Meet the scientists trying to predict the end of the world.
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Is There Any Plausible Reason Why Aliens Would Evolve To Look Like Us?

Is There Any Plausible Reason Why Aliens Would Evolve To Look Like Us? | Futurology, Singularitarianism,Transhumanism and Technogaianism | Scoop.it
In science fiction movies and TV shows, intelligent aliens are usually the same basic shape as humans: two arms, two legs and a head. But why would creatures that evolved on a completely different planet look so similar to us? We asked some experts, and they told us the most likely explanations for humanoid aliens.
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Transcending Complacency On Superintelligent Machines

Transcending Complacency On Superintelligent Machines | Futurology, Singularitarianism,Transhumanism and Technogaianism | Scoop.it
As the Hollywood blockbuster Transcendence debuts this weekend with Johnny Depp, Morgan Freeman and clashing visions for the future of humanity, it's tempting to dismiss the notion of highly intelligent machines as mere science fiction. But this woul...
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The Rapture of the Nerds

The Rapture of the Nerds | Futurology, Singularitarianism,Transhumanism and Technogaianism | Scoop.it
A new religion has set out to store memories for centuries and deliver its believers into a world where our souls can outlive our selves
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A Critical Look at Robert Anton Wilson - disinformation

A Critical Look at Robert Anton Wilson - disinformation | Futurology, Singularitarianism,Transhumanism and Technogaianism | Scoop.it
I mean, it’s not super tough to diagnose what went wrong with R.A.W. as far as spiritual progress goes. To advance in this capacity, you have to shut off the part of your mind that’s been imprinted with the idea that western atheistic scientism is the only means of understanding reality.
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Apotheism: Creating God Through Technology

For more information, please read the following: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B7tfzm3WhgJySVF5TFhEaERJdE0 All images obtained from the Wikimedi
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John Wheeler’s Participatory Universe

John Wheeler’s Participatory Universe | Futurology, Singularitarianism,Transhumanism and Technogaianism | Scoop.it
Image: The New York TimesJohn Archibald Wheeler (1911-2008) was a scientist-philosopher who introduced the concept of wormholes and coined the term “black
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5 Ways Psychedelics Are Saving Lives

5 Ways Psychedelics Are Saving Lives | Futurology, Singularitarianism,Transhumanism and Technogaianism | Scoop.it
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“There can be no more intimate and elemental part of the individual than his or her own consciousness. At the deepest level, our consciousness is what we are – to the extent that if we are not sovereign over our own consciousness then we cannot in any meaningful sense be sovereign over
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A New Kind of Eternal Life: The Growing Christian Transhumanism Movement - disinformation

A New Kind of Eternal Life: The Growing Christian Transhumanism Movement - disinformation | Futurology, Singularitarianism,Transhumanism and Technogaianism | Scoop.it
According to transhumanist Micah Redding, there's a growing contingent of Christians in the transhumanist movement who are seeking a slightly different type of eternal life than the one touted in the Bible.
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DMT Is Everywhere: A Conversation With 'Spirit Molecule' Director Mitch Schultz

DMT Is Everywhere: A Conversation With 'Spirit Molecule' Director Mitch Schultz | Futurology, Singularitarianism,Transhumanism and Technogaianism | Scoop.it
In 1990, Dr. Rick Strassman administered 400 doses of the highly psychedelic compoun
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Testing the Multiverse: Beyond the Limits of Science? (Op-Ed)

Testing the Multiverse: Beyond the Limits of Science? (Op-Ed) | Futurology, Singularitarianism,Transhumanism and Technogaianism | Scoop.it
It's exciting to imagine our universe as one of many, but can science ever test that idea? Robert Kuhn asked two Nobel laureates and a range of physicists, and the answer is not clear-cut.
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Consciousness, Reality, and the Simulation Hypothesis

Consciousness, Reality, and the Simulation Hypothesis | Futurology, Singularitarianism,Transhumanism and Technogaianism | Scoop.it
Yesterday a post in the Turing Church Facebook group (h/t Martin C.) mentioned a Skeptico interview with filmmaker Kent Forbes, the creator of “The Simulation Hypothesis,” a recent film about the reality-as-a-sim concept, consciousness and quantum physics. Review and related thoughts below.
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DMT “The Spirit Molecule” To Blame For Alien Abductions & Religious Experiences?

DMT “The Spirit Molecule” To Blame For Alien Abductions & Religious Experiences? | Futurology, Singularitarianism,Transhumanism and Technogaianism | Scoop.it
Dimethyltryptamine or DMT is often referred to as the “spirit…
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Could aliens have created life on Earth?

Could aliens have created life on Earth? | Futurology, Singularitarianism,Transhumanism and Technogaianism | Scoop.it
We know a lot about the history of life on Earth, but how it began is still one of our greatest scientific mysteries. One hypothesis is that life actually originated on another planet, and many scientists today take the idea quite seriously. Though it sounds like the plot from recent scifi movie Prometheus, it's an old idea that even the celebrated nineteenth century physicist Lord Kelvin and Nobel winning geneticist Francis Crick have advocated. That's right — the evolution of life might have its beginnings on another planet.
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The future of warfare: Why we should all be very afraid

The future of warfare: Why we should all be very afraid | Futurology, Singularitarianism,Transhumanism and Technogaianism | Scoop.it
Imagine an army of robots with the power to decide whom and when to kill. Brace yourself, because it's happening
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