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Against “Consensus”

By Valkyrie Ice, posted on October 7, 2011

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Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity opinions that differ from the prejudices of their social environment. Most people are even incapable of forming such opinions. Albert Einstein You hear the word Consensus a lot these days. It’s used over and over all over the web as a means to try and end discussion […]

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Posthuman Godhead

By Woody Evans, posted on October 4, 2011

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Consider transhumanism as a monotheistic religion.  Religion? Transhumanists share a belief in a coming eschatological event — their belief transcends rational conjecture about the advance of technology and posits wild and miraculous progress.  It does so without bothering to worry with the “mere engineering” that would lead to such radical transformations in individuals or societies. […]

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Euthanasia — How FUN Should It Be?

By Hank Pellissier, posted on October 2, 2011

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Euthanasia is looking like a great way to go in the future, for everybody who can’t survive long enough for the Singularity. It’s an excellent advance in “taking a dirt nap.” It’s on our own schedule, with our own toys. We deserve it; we’ve had a horrible time waiting. Examine the primitive history of suicide: […]

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