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Utopia – Hank Pellissier – Serious Wonder Radio #43
Hank Pellissier   Nov 27, 2012  

Can we create utopia? Is it possible for technology to rid us of pain and suffering? Serious Wonder host GRAY SCOTT talks with HANK PELLISSIER about his book Invent Utopia Now, Transhumanist Suggestions for the Pre-Singularity Era.

Utopia Hank Pellissier

Hank Pellissier is the author of Invent Utopia Now: Transhumanist Suggestions for the Pre-Singularity Era and Why is the IQ of Ashkenazi Jews so High? – scientific factors that influence intelligence.

He is currently the co-director of the USA Longevity Party and the African Futures Project director at the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technology.

GoodnightmaresA journalist, Hank was the “Local Intelligence” columnist for the New York Times (SF Bay edition), he’s a contributor to, he was a daily columnist for, and a weekly colomnist for He’s written 100 futurist articles for IEET,, and the World Future Society, occasionally under his pseudonym, Hank Hyena.

You can also find Hank on

Music for Episode #43 provided by: Goodnightmares

Part 1: Intro – “Equals”  / Outro: “The Most Astounding Fact”

Part 2: Intro- “She Naked”  / Outro – “She Naked”

Get Goodnightmares - HERE and read our interview with Goodnightmares HERE

Hank Pellissier serves as IEET Managing Director and is an IEET Affiliate Scholar.

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