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Rights of the Person program, we engage the human rights community, legal scholars, reproductive rights activists, the transgendered community, and advocates of public health approaches to illicit drugs in a campaign to deepen and broaden the concept of human rights. In particular we believe that the right to technological self-determination should be protected by laws and treaties.
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Human Rights Movement
Amnesty International The pre-eminent worldwide lobby for human rights
Witness Using video and other technologies in the fight for human rights
How to complain to the UN Human Rights Treaty System" Bayefsky.com provides an easy-to-use guide for making a complaint to the UN human rights treaty bodies on civil and political rights, discrimination against women, torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment, and racial discrimination.
European Human Rights Centre
Rights to Enabling Technologies
Alliance for Technology Access
Internatinal Center for Disability Resources on the Internet
Also see Human Enhancement Resources for the Physically Disabled
Rights to Choice in Dying
Alcor The largest cryonics firm
World Federation of Right to Die Societies
International Planned Parenthood Federation
Center for Reproductive Rights
Also see Human Enhancement Resources for Reproductive Rights Advocates
Review of International Laws Restricting Cloning and Germline Genetic Engineering Center for Genetics and Society
"Universal Declaration on the Human Genome and Human Rights" Adopted by UNESCO's General Conference in 1997
Right to Cognitive Liberty
Center for Cognitive Liberty and Ethics
Drug Policy Alliance
Also see Human Enhancement Resources for Drug Law Reform Advocates
"Pharmacotherapy and the Future of the Drug War" A report by the Center for Cognitive Liberty & Ethics
Right to Sexual and Gender Choice
National Transgender Advocacy Coalition
Int'l Gay and Lesbian Human Rights
International Foundation for Gender Education
Transgender Law and Policy Institute
Also see Human Enhancement Resources for LGBTQ Community
Trans-Species Personhood Rights
Great Ape Project
Right to Economic Security
Basic Income Guarantee Network (US)
CLAWS: Creating Livable Alternatives to Wage Slavery
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by "Death With Dignity vs. “Redemptive Suffering” - The Legacy of Brittany Maynard" Valerie Tarico valerietarico.com Jan 26, 2015
Jan 26, 2015 "Breaking the Wall To Understanding Consciousness (16min)"
Jan 26, 2015 "Intelligent Self-directed Evolution (20min)"
Jan 26, 2015 "Making Minds Morally: the Research Ethics of Brain Emulation (2045 Initiative - 20min)"
Jan 26, 2015 "Depression and its treatment"
Jan 25, 2015 "Plant Based Cognitive Enhancers (33min)"
by "Are We Passing Through a Bottleneck, or Will the Explosion of Existential Risks Continue?" Phil Torres Ethical Technology Jan 25, 2015
by "Everyone loves a genetically modified mosquito – right?" Utibe Effiong riskscience.umich.edu Jan 25, 2015
Jan 25, 2015 "Are We Ready for Designer Babies?"
by "The End of Religion: Technology and the Future" John G. Messerly reasonandmeaning.com Jan 24, 2015
by "The Power of Pull" piero scaruffi scaruffi.com Jan 22, 2015
by "Yes, Obama “Won Twice” – as a Progressive. Deal With It, Everybody." Richard Eskow Campaign for America's Future Jan 22, 2015
Jan 21, 2015 "Science, Politics & Climate Change"
by "Religion’s Dirty Dozen—12 Really Bad Religious Ideas That Have Made the World Worse" Valerie Tarico valerietarico.com Jan 21, 2015
Jan 21, 2015 "“Surviving the 21st Century” (1hr 30min)"
by "Problems with Defining an Existential Risk" Phil Torres Ethical Technology Jan 21, 2015
Jan 21, 2015 "Existential Risk: Future of Humanity Institute | University of Oxford"
Jan 20, 2015 "The 19-Year-Old Luminary Building A Cheaper, Better Prosthetic Limb"
Jan 20, 2015 "The Rise of the Cyber Athletes: The professional Players Electronics Gaming 2015 BBC Debate Gaming"
by "Appleman’s: The Labyrinth: God, Darwin, and the Meaning of Life (Part 2)" John G. Messerly reasonandmeaning.com Jan 20, 2015
by Marshall Brain (2015) How “God” Works: A Logical Inquiry on Faith
by Martine Rothblatt (2014) Virtually Human: The Promise—-and the Peril—-of Digital Immortality
by Keith Wiley (2014) A Taxonomy and Metaphysics of Mind-Uploading
by Nick Bostrom (2014) Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies
by Russell Blackford and Damien Broderick eds. (2014) Intelligence Unbound: The Future of Uploaded and Machine Minds
by Ben Goertzel ed. (2014) Between Ape and Artilect: Conversations with Pioneers of AGI and Other Transformative Technologies
by William Sims Bainbridge (2014) Personality Capture and Emulation
by Russell Blackford (2013) Humanity Enhanced: Genetic Choice and the Challenge for Liberal Democracies
by Mark Walker (2013) Happy-People-Pills For All
by ed. Franco Cortese (2013) Longevitize!: Essays on the Science, Philosophy & Politics of Longevity
by Ramez Naam (2013) Crux
by William Sims Bainbridge (2013) eGods: Faith versus Fantasy in Computer Gaming
by Ramez Naam (2013) The Infinite Resource: The Power of Ideas on a Finite Planet
by eds. Max More and Natasha Vita-More (2013) The Transhumanist Reader: Classical and Contemporary Essays
by Kevin LaGrandeur (2013) Artificial Slaves: Androids and Intelligent Networks in Early Modern Literature and Culture
by Giuseppe Vatinno (2013) Aenigma Simbolo Mistero e Misticismo (Symbol Mystery and Mysticism)
by Douglas Rushkoff (2012) Present Shock: When Everything Happens Now
by Ramez Naam (2012) Nexus
by Parag Khanna & Ayesha Khanna (2012) Hybrid Reality: Thriving in the Emerging Human-Technology Civilization
by Marshall Brain (2012) Manna: Two Visions of Humanity’s Future
by Arthur Caplan (2012) Smart Mice, Not-So-Smart People: An Interesting and Amusing Guide to Bioethics
by Martine Rothblatt (2012) From Transgender to Transhuman: A Manifesto On the Freedom Of Form
by Russell Blackford (2012) Freedom of Religion and the Secular State
by Andy Miah and Beatriz Garcia (2012) The Olympics: The Basics
by Patrick Lin (2011) Robot Ethics: The Ethical and Social Implications of Robotics
by Douglas Rushkoff (2011) Program or Be Programmed
by Hank Pellissier (2011) Invent Utopia Now, Transhumanist Suggestions for the Pre-Singularity Era
by David Eagleman (2011) Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain
by William Sims Bainbridge (2010) Online Multiplayer Games
by Riccardo Campa (2010) Mutare o perire. La sfida del transumanesimo (Change or Perish. The Challenge of Transhumanism)
by Douglas Rushkoff (2009) Life Inc.: How the World Became a Corporation and How to Take It Back
by eds. Udo Schuklenk and Russell Blackford (2009) 50 Voices of Disbelief: Why We Are Atheists
by Edited by Julian Savulescu and Nick Bostrom (2009) Human Enhancement
by Susan Schneider (2008) Science Fiction and Philosophy
by Eds. Peter Healey and Steve Rayner (2008) Unnatural Selection: The Challenges of Engineering Tomorrow’s People
by Riccardo Campa (2007) Etica della scienza pura
by Steve M. Wise (2006) Though the Heavens May Fall: The Landmark Trial That Led to the End of Human Slavery
by William Sims Bainbridge (2006) God from the Machine: Artifical Intelligence Models of Religious Cognition
by Douglas Rushkoff (2005) Testament (volumes 1-4)
by Ramez Naam (2005) More Than Human: Embracing the Promise of Biological Enhancement
by James Hughes (2004) Citizen Cyborg: Why Democratic Societies Must Respond to the Redesigned Human of the Future
by Mihail Roco and William Sims Bainbridge (2003) Converging Technologies for Improving Human Performance
by Steven Wise (2002) Drawing the Line: Science and the Case for Animal Rights
by Douglas Rushkoff (1999) Playing the Future: What We Can Learn from Digital Kids
by Martine Rothblatt (1997) Unzipped Genes: Taking Charge of Baby-Making in the New Millennium
by Martine Rothblatt (1991) Apartheid of Sex : A Manifesto on the Freedom of Gender