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Dirk Bruere

Dirk Bruere attended Nottingham University and later what is now Westminster University, and has a BSc in Physics. Subsequently pursued a career in electronics and computer research and is the technical director of Logical Automation Ltd, a company specializing in high end audio visual technology.

Currently a founder member and head of the Phi Division at Zero State (ZS). ZS is a new futurist movement emphasizing activism in the areas of society, economics, politics, Transhumanism, religion, and art. They are working to build a Distributed Autonomous Community (DAC) — the trans-national Zero State.

Also a member of the Futurists Board of the Lifeboat Foundation.

Founder of The Consensus in 2002CE, a political party with a core philosophy of Transhumanism, which has been revised and relaunched under Zero State. Now currently deputy leader. Other interests include the interface between technology and theology explored in the books TechnoMage and The Praxis, and was co-presenter of a UK radio show, OneTribe.

For several years held the position of Branch Master in the World Shorinji Kempo Organization, teaching Zen and martial arts, although is now retired from a teaching role.


"#25: Transhumanism - The Final Religion?"   Ethical Technology  Dec 7, 2015

"Transhumanism – The Final Religion?"   Ethical Technology  Jul 16, 2015

"Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation - Creating Mystical States in the Temporal Lobe"  Jul 2, 2015

"Fermi Paradox, Doomsday Argument, Simulation Hypothesis—is our view of reality seriously flawed?"  Jun 28, 2015

"“The Praxis” - Transhumanism as Religion and the Conversion of Philosophy into Action"   Ethical Technology  Oct 15, 2012


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