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Think Globally Changesurfer Radio

Dr. J. chats with Dr. Charles Prewitt, veteran activist and chapter leader of the Mansfield Connecticut Citizens for Global Solutions. Charlie worked on the Manhattan Project, lived in Iran and Afghanistan, and has devoted decades to the struggle for peace and justice. We chat about the importance of the upcoming election.

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Mike Treder debates Nano-Enhancement Tech on SAGE Crossroads Sage Crosroads

SAGE Crossroads sponsors debates on aging. On September 27, 2004 they sponsored a debate on “Nanotechnology: The Promise of the Future or Pandora’s Box?” with:

Robert G. Best, University of South Carolina Mike Treder, Exec. Director, Center for Responsible Nanotechnology; WTA Board of Directors Morton Kondracke, Moderator

Topics included the effects of nanomedicine on battling disease and aging, the need for further public discussion of both the risks and benefits of molecular manufacturing, and the possibil...

Rights > Vision > Virtuality > Bioculture > Staff > J. Hughes > CSR > PostGender
Metabods Changesurfer Radio

Dr. J. chats with Brian Ramirez Kyle, the creator of Metabods.com, a website devoted to gay erotic fantasies about boytaurs, men with multiple limbs or genitals, and radical size and shape transformations. We talk about how radical body mod subcultures might be on the cutting edge of the fight for tolerance of transhuman diversity. (First broadcast in 2004).

Rights > Economic > Vision > Staff > J. Hughes > CSR > Sociology > Technoprogressivism
The Tao of Democracy Changesurfer Radio

Dr. J. talks with Tom Atlee, author of The Tao of Democracy and director of the Co-Intelligence Institute. Atlee argues for expanded use of participatory democracy through citizen juries to develop “co-intelligent citizenship.”

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The Culture Wars Changesurfer Radio

Jende Huang of the American Humanist Association speaks on the culture wars raging in the United States between the theocratic religious right and the humanists.  Mr. Huang’s speech was delivered at Transvision 2004.

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America the Almighty: Maverick Hyperpower Changesurfer Radio

Dr. J. talks with Stephen L. Damours, author of America the Almighty: The Maverick Hyperpower, a critique of US foreign policy and argument for federalist solutions to global problems. Damours formerly worked at the US State Department, and currently serves on the Board of Directors of Citizens for Global Solutions and has served on the Board.

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Open Source Democracy Changesurfer Radio

Dr. J. talks with Douglas Rushkoff, author of Open Source Democracy (download PDF), published by the UK thinktank Demos.  Rushkoff is the author of more than a dozen books, including Cyberia and Playing the Future.

Vision > HealthLongevity > CyborgBuddha > J. Hughes
Buddhism and Transhumanism: The Technologies of Self-Perfection Transvision 2004

James Hughes, IEET Executive Director, speaking at the August 5, 2004 Faith, Transhumanism and Hope Symposium, Trinity College, University of Toronto.

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Transhumanism and Religion Transvision 2004

Nick Bostrom PhD, Philosophy Dept., Oxford University and chair of the IEET, speaking at the August 5, 2004 Faith, Transhumanism and Hope Symposium, Trinity College, University of Toronto.

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Trans-Spirit: Religion, Spirituality and Transhumanism Transvision 2004

Michael LaTorra, IEET Board member and author A Warrior Blends with Life: A Modern Tao, speaking at the Faith, Transhumanism and Hope Symposium, Trinity College, University of Toronto, August 5, 2004.