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The Future of Real: Meaning and Social Intelligence in a Transhuman Age by Dorothy Deasy

I remember seeing the children falling through the air, their limbs akimbo, grasping for land or any anchor that would save them from the fall. I remember the feelings of terror, panic, pity and helplessness as I watched, unable to intervene. And then I awoke – alone, scared and slowly came to the realization that it was simply a dream, though still I feared closing my eyes again too soon lest I return. That dream took place more than 30 years ago. Much of the detail has faded – how did they come to fall? Were they pushed or did they jum...

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Disability Acceptance and Access by Dorothy Deasy

At almost any minute of any day, your life could change drastically. Our bodies are fragile, our destinies determined second-by-second. Snap your fingers. That’s how suddenly what you have come to expect for yourself, or a member of your family, could change as the result of an illness or accident. What would it mean in terms of work, mobility, relationship, identity? How quickly or slowly would you adapt to a drastically new state of reality?

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Narrow vs. General Transhumanism by Dorothy Deasy

Transhumanism is not simply something that will happen in the future; it is a general byproduct of modernity. Thinking of transhumanism narrowly, only as a future state, jeopardizes the development of desirable ethics and societal changes.

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Cells, Persons, and Emerging Technologies by Dorothy Deasy

Awareness of anti-abortion legislation should be a priority for those who support the genetic sciences, autonomy, and libertarianism.

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Emerging Technologies on the Threshold: Can they cross from lab to living room? by Dorothy Deasy

Recently, three emerging technologies made headlines in Washington state and were reported by Tacoma’s paper, The News Tribune. The issues and controversies they stir are examples of the challenges that transformative technologies will face in going mainstream.

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The Transhuman Age by Dorothy Deasy

Technologies are here now that allow us to transcend the limits of biology, and promising advances are occurring constantly.

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Will we be like those blind chickens? by Dorothy Deasy

Blind chickens, research shows, don’t mind being crowded together so much as normal chickens do.