Support the IEET




The IEET is a 501(c)3 non-profit, tax-exempt organization registered in the State of Connecticut in the United States. Please give as you are able, and help support our work for a brighter future.



Search the IEET
Subscribe and Contribute to:


Technoprogressive? BioConservative? Huh?
Quick overview of biopolitical points of view




whats new at ieet

Brain, Mind, and the Structure of Reality

Hughes, Vita-More, de Grey, Roux @ TransVision 2014

How America’s Obsession With Bad Birth Control Hurts and Even Kills Women

A decade of uncertainty in nanoscale science and engineering

Longevity Gene Therapy – Updated Projects

Does Religion Cause More Harm than Good? Brits Say Yes. Here’s Why They May be Right.


ieet books

Virtually Human: The Promise—-and the Peril—-of Digital Immortality
Author
Martine Rothblatt


comments

Peter Wicks on 'Pastor-Turned-Atheist Coaches Secular Church Start-Ups' (Nov 21, 2014)

instamatic on 'Pastor-Turned-Atheist Coaches Secular Church Start-Ups' (Nov 20, 2014)

Peter Wicks on 'Pastor-Turned-Atheist Coaches Secular Church Start-Ups' (Nov 20, 2014)

instamatic on 'Pastor-Turned-Atheist Coaches Secular Church Start-Ups' (Nov 20, 2014)

Michael Nuschke on 'What is Technoprogressivism?' (Nov 19, 2014)

@andy00778 on 'Does Religion Cause More Harm than Good? Brits Say Yes. Here’s Why They May be Right.' (Nov 19, 2014)

Peter Wicks on 'Pastor-Turned-Atheist Coaches Secular Church Start-Ups' (Nov 19, 2014)







Subscribe to IEET News Lists

Daily News Feed

Longevity Dividend List

Catastrophic Risks List

Biopolitics of Popular Culture List

Technoprogressive List

Trans-Spirit List



JET

Enframing the Flesh: Heidegger, Transhumanism, and the Body as “Standing Reserve”

Moral Enhancement and Political Realism

Intelligent Technologies and Lost Life

Hottest Articles of the Last Month


Does Religion Cause More Harm than Good? Brits Say Yes. Here’s Why They May be Right.
Nov 18, 2014
(18300) Hits
(1) Comments

Why Running Simulations May Mean the End is Near
Nov 3, 2014
(18135) Hits
(13) Comments

2040’s America will be like 1840’s Britain, with robots?
Oct 26, 2014
(14380) Hits
(33) Comments

Decentralized Money: Bitcoin 1.0, 2.0, and 3.0
Nov 10, 2014
(8450) Hits
(1) Comments



Comment on this entry

Systems, Simulation and the New Collectivism


Christopher de la Torre


Ethical Technology

November 07, 2012

We are a burgeoning collective, unlike anything before us. The rapid communalization of cities, brought about by the Internet (specifically social web culture and practice), supports the notion that “community” and “collective” are best treated synonymously, wherein the whole values each individual beyond the basic tenets of production.


...

Complete entry


COMMENTS



Posted by Intomorrow  on  11/08  at  12:21 AM

Good start, and since you plan to write more on this, it is a start. Naturally you are writing on the Web and what is related; I want to broaden it to the maximum, begin by mentioning in passing libertarians. Since they’re such proactives, do-ers. In plain English: they appreciate the micro of freedom however on a mass scale libertarianism would lead to trade wars in an age of proliferating WMDs—that’s not libertarians’ intention of course, though it would be the outcome, guaranteed, of unfettered freedom. You live in outer space, you can do what you want, on Earth there are severe constraints we don’t know of or don’t want to know of. Take what intelligence officers term ‘blowback’.. our imperialism does not cause retaliation from the Mideast but our imperialism is in fact a contributor. Subject-object dualism; we consider ourselves separate from the Mideast due to our sense of insulation though our opponents do not perceive it the same way—cutting across all ideology and religion.





Posted by Intomorrow  on  11/08  at  11:46 PM

.. in Christianity, subject object dualism is expressed as ‘In this world but not of this world’:
in practice it means religionists of all faiths are often—too often—self-appointed; and they feel above the Law because the Law is made by men, not God. Thus the self-appointed can “put on the armor of God” to buffer them from the negative result of going to other nations and treating the natives badly- the operative is the imperialist feels the native would instigate such behavior if he had the chance (naturally it is pre-emptive thinking, screw unto others before they screw unto you). How can collectivism be addressed if we don’t address this?






Add your comment here:


Name:

Email:

Location:

Remember my personal information

Notify me of follow-up comments?

HOME | ABOUT | FELLOWS | STAFF | EVENTS | SUPPORT  | CONTACT US
SECURING THE FUTURE | LONGER HEALTHIER LIFE | RIGHTS OF THE PERSON | ENVISIONING THE FUTURE
CYBORG BUDDHA PROJECT | AFRICAN FUTURES PROJECT | JOURNAL OF EVOLUTION AND TECHNOLOGY

RSSIEET Blog | email list | newsletter |
The IEET is a 501(c)3 non-profit, tax-exempt organization registered in the State of Connecticut in the United States.

Contact: Executive Director, Dr. James J. Hughes,
56 Daleville School Rd., Willington CT 06279 USA 
Email: director @ ieet.org     phone: 860-297-2376