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Peter Wicks

Peter Wicks was employed for 16 years at the European Commission, working mainly on environmental policy, and now works as a consultant.



Books


Longevitize!: Essays on the Science, Philosophy & Politics of Longevity by ed. Franco Cortese (2013)


Articles


"Embracing Thanatophobia"   Ethical Technology  Dec 22, 2013

"How to Stop Fear of Knowledge Undermining our Future"   Ethical Technology  Nov 20, 2013

"How Should the Concept of God Evolve in the Future?"   Ethical Technology  Dec 11, 2012

"Transhumanism and Batman - Can We Have an Intensely Thrilling World, without Tears and Suffering?"   Ethical Technology  Jul 29, 2012

"Nanotechnology and the Environment: Enemies or Allies?"   Ethical Technology  Jul 27, 2012

"Buddhist Right Speech: Ethical and Effective, or just Thought Policing?"   Ethical Technology  Jun 15, 2012

"Technology and Fear: Obstacles to Progress"   Ethical Technology  May 30, 2012

"How IEET Could Influence Governmental Policy"   Ethical Technology  May 22, 2012

"What is Empathy, and why is it important?"   Ethical Technology  Mar 26, 2012

"The end of gender?"   Ethical Technology  Mar 15, 2012

"Will the Eurozone Collapse?"   Ethical Technology  Dec 13, 2011

"The Future of Europe"   Ethical Technology  Aug 15, 2011


Recent Multimedia


‪8th Annual Virtual Workshop on Geoethical Nanotechnology in Second Life‬   2012-07-24


News


18 Nations Join the “Longevity Party” (Sep 21, 2012)


Past Appearances


Goertzel, Wicks @ 2013 Conference of the Mormon Transhumanist Association (Salt Lake City, UT - Apr 05, 2013)

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