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Russell Blackford
We Can Flourish as More than Human by Russell Blackford

Despite what opponents say, not all uses of enhancement technology will lead to a dystopia

Rights > HealthLongevity > CognitiveLiberty > Personhood > Vision > Staff > J. Hughes > CSR > Disability
Should We Want to be Better Than Well? Part Two Changesurfer Radio

Dr. J. talks with journalist Gary Greenberg, author of many articles for Mother Jones, the New Yorker and other magazines, about the UnaBomber, psychopharmaceuticals, brain death, Carl Elliott’s Better Than Well and the idea of human enhancement.  Dr. J. also talks with psychedelic futurist writer and activist R.U. Sirius, founder/editor of High Frontiers and Mondo 2000, author of The Revolution, and editor of Neofiles.

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Should We Want to be Better Than Well? Part One Changesurfer Radio

Dr. J. talks with journalist Gary Greenberg, author of many articles for Mother Jones, the New Yorker and other magazines, about the UnaBomber, psychopharmaceuticals, brain death Carl Elliott’s Better Than Well and the idea of human enhancement.

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J. Hughes
Humanism for personhood: against human-racism: a new fight for human rights by J. Hughes

In February 2004, the Bush administration found pro-life bioethicists to replace two members of the President’s Commission on Bioethics who had defended the use of embryos in stem cell research. In the case of Florida resident Terri Schiavo, the Religious Right continues to fight to keep “alive” a permanently unconscious woman whose husband would like to pull the plug. The Great Ape Project is fighting to ban experimentation on chimpanzees and gorillas. Technology critics like Langdon Winner, Francis Fukuyama, and Bill McKi...

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Humanism Changesurfer Radio

Dr. J. talks with Jende Huang, field organizer for the American Humanist Association, about the religious right, and the growing free thought movement on U.S. campuses.

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Dale Carrico
Trouble in Libertopia by Dale Carrico

Well-meaning and reasonable persons wandering for the first time into electronic discursive spaces wherein radical technological developments like molecular nanotechnology or genetic, prosthetic, and cognitive enhancement are seriously contemplated and debated, need to be prepared for repeated and unexpected encounters with belligerent young American males (mostly) who will berate them from a perspective they describe as "libertarianism."

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Bacteria Shall Inherit the Earth Changesurfer Radio

Dr. J. talks with British futurist Ian Pearson, author of many articles about the future in his capacity as official futurologist for British Telecom. In particular they chat about the future of human evolution.

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The Radical Middle Changesurfer Radio

Dr. J. talks with Mark Satin, former New Left activist, turned exponent of “New Age politics,” and now author of Radical Middle: The Politics We Need Now.

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Green Goo for Everybody Changesurfer Radio

Dr. J. talks with Mike Treder about the promise and challenge of molecular nanotechnology, the need to regulate nanotechnology and make it widely accessible.  Mike Treder is the co-founder of the Center for Responsible Nanotechnology.

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Wrye Sententia
Neuroethical Considerations by Wrye Sententia

Neuroethical Considerations: Cognitive Liberty and Converging Technologies for Improving Human Cognition

Developers of NBIC (Nano-Bio-Info-Cogno) technologies face a multitude of obstacles, not the least of which is navigating the public ethics of their applied research. Biotechnologies have received widespread media attention and spawned heated interest in their perceived social implications. Now, in view of the rapidly expanding purview of neuroscience and the growing array of technologic developments capable of affecting or...