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Alex McGilvery

Alex McGilvery is currently living in Flin Flon, Manitoba, Canada. He is an author and serves as the minister of a thriving United Church congregation. Alex has experience working alongside people of all faiths as well as with secular humanists and atheists. As chaplain in a psychiatric ward, he was asked to do an assessment to determine the difference between faith and delusion, and he has been wrestling with the question ever since. Alex is a strong proponent of solid ethical thinking and an advocate for personal responsibility.




Blog

Books
Automation and Utopia: Human Flourishing in a World Without Work by John Danaher (2019)

Artificial You: AI and the Future of Your Mind by Susan Schneider (2019)

Pourquoi le transhumanisme? by Alexandre Technoprog (2018)

Still Think Robots Can’t Do Your Job?: Essays on Automation and Technological Unemployment by Riccardo Campa (2018)

Longevity Promotion: Multidisciplinary Perspectives by Illia Stambler (2017)

Articles
"Short story: The Sleeping Hand"   Adversarial Metanoia  (Jul 2, 2020)

"Transhumanisme en Biélorussie"   Association Francaise Transhumaniste - Technoprog  (Jun 22, 2020)

"The ethical nonsense (and plutocratic convenience) of AI rights"   blog.rinesi.com  (Jun 19, 2020)

"Le transhumanisme en Suède – historique, situation présente et futur incertain"   Association Francaise Transhumaniste - Technoprog  (Jun 15, 2020)

"Short story: Dream Job"   Adversarial Metanoia  (Jun 13, 2020)

"Qui sait qu’il existe une recherche potentiellement fructueuse sur le rajeunissement ?"   Association Francaise Transhumaniste - Technoprog  (Jun 8, 2020)

"Kneeling is NOT Disrespecting the Flag"   Ethical Technologies  (Jun 7, 2020)

"Short story: The Recursive Grammar of Progress"   Adversarial Metanoia  (Jun 6, 2020)

"Technoprogressisme : À propos de prétendues contradictions internes et de l’idéologie capitaliste"   Association Francaise Transhumaniste - Technoprog  (Jun 1, 2020)

"Short story: Frankenstein’s Angel"   Adversarial Metanoia  (May 31, 2020)

"Short story: Don’t Share"   Adversarial Metanoia  (May 24, 2020)

"Short story: The Leadership Advantage"   Adversarial Metanoia  (May 18, 2020)

"L’âgisme en 10 questions"   Association Francaise Transhumaniste - Technoprog  (May 16, 2020)

"Covid-19 : L’engagement techno-progressiste"   Association Francaise Transhumaniste - Technoprog  (May 9, 2020)

"Short story: The Long Room"   Adversarial Metanoia  (May 8, 2020)

"Histoire du transhumanisme : les débuts des extropiens"   Association Francaise Transhumaniste - Technoprog  (May 2, 2020)

"La vie humaine doit être la priorité numéro 1 !"   Association Francaise Transhumaniste - Technoprog  (Apr 30, 2020)

"Yuval Harari Issues Warning at Davos 2020"   IEET Blog  (Apr 28, 2020)

"Short story: Guidelines for a Contemporary Vampire Story"   Adversarial Metanoia  (Apr 27, 2020)

"Short story:  Deep Necromancy for a Dead World"   Adversarial Metanoia  (Apr 21, 2020)

Upcoming Appearances
CFP: Special Issue on: Engineering Ethics: Bridging the Theory-Practice Gap ( - Apr 27, 2020)

Recent Multimedia
Stefan Lorenz Sorgner: When choosing between health and privacy, we should go for freedom   2020-04-08

#57 - Sorgner on Nietzschean Transhumanism   2019-04-28

#56 - Turner on Rules for Robots   2019-04-21

#55 - Baum on the Long-Term Future of Human Civilisation   2019-04-14

Episode #54 - Sebo on the Moral Problem of Other Minds   2019-04-04

News
IEET Managing Director Steven Umbrello Co-Authors New Paper Industry 5.0 and Human Values (Jun 18, 2020)

Livestream event on Steve Fuller’s Nietzschean Meditations (Jun 17, 2020)

IEEt Fellows Stefan Sorgner & Kevin LaGrandeur on Covid19 and the Posthuman (Jun 08, 2020)

CFP: Special Issue on: Engineering Ethics: Bridging the Theory-Practice Gap (May 14, 2020)

IEET Fellow Stefan Lorenz Sorgner in Immortalists Magazine (Apr 24, 2020)

Past Appearances
CFP: Special Issue on: Engineering Ethics: Bridging the Theory-Practice Gap ( - Apr 27, 2020)

Call for Papers—American Academy of Religion Human Enhancement and Transhumanism Unit ( - Nov 23, 2019)

Art Biennale in Venice ( - Oct 20, 2019)

11th Beyond Humanism Conference ( - Jul 09, 2019)

9th International Colloquium on the Philosophy of Technology (Buenos Aires, Argentina. - Nov 20, 2018)