Biohappiness

Biohappiness is the elevation of utility in humans through biological methods, including germline engineering through screening embryos with genes associated with a high level of happiness, or the use of drugs intended to raise baseline levels of happiness. The object is to facilitate the achievement of a “better than well.” Continue Reading

Charles Laughlin

Charles D. Laughlin, Jr. (born 1938) is a neuroanthropologist known primarily for having co-founded a school of neuroanthropological theory called Biogenetic Structuralism . Laughlin is an emeritus professor of anthropology and religion at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada. Continue Reading

Bioconservatism

Bioconservatism (a portmanteau of ” biology ” and ” conservatism “) is a stance of hesitancy and skepticism concerning radical advances, especially those that seek to modify or enhance the human condition. Bioconservatism is a phenomenon that is characterized by a belief in human society , and by opposition to transhumanism and other phenomena , including human genetic modification, “strong” artificial intelligence , and the singularity . Many bioconservatives aussi opposes the use of technology Such As life extension andpreimplantation genetic screening . Continue Reading

Transhumanism

Transhumanism (abbreviated as H + or h + ) is an international intellectual movement that aims to transform the human condition by developing and making widely available sophisticated technologies to greatly enhance human intellect and physiology. [1] [2]

Transhumanist thinkers study the potential benefits and risks of emerging technologies That Could Overcome Fundamental human limitations as well as ethical [3] limitations of using Such technologies. [4] Reviews The most common transhumanist thesis Human Beings Is That May Eventually be ble to transform into different Themselves Beings with abilities so Greatly expanded from the natural condition as to merit the label of posthuman Beings . [2] Continue Reading

Human enhancement

Human enhancement ( Augment ) is “an attempt to increase or decrease the rate of change in the human body . characteristics and capacities that lie beyond the existing human range. ” [1] [2] [3] Continue Reading

Friendly artificial intelligence

friendly artificial intelligence (also AI or FAI ) is a hypothetical artificial general intelligence (AGI) that would have a positive effect on humanity. It is a part of the ethics of artificial intelligence and is closely related to machine ethics . While machine science is concerned with an artificially intelligent agent should behave, it is adequately constrained. Continue Reading

Human-animal hybrid

The term human-animal hybrid or animal-human hybrid refers to an entity that incorporates elements from both humans and non-human animals. [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] Continue Reading

Nanopunk

Nanopunk refers to an emerging subgenre of science fiction still very much in its infancy in comparison to its ancestor-genre cyberpunk [1] [2] and some of its other derivatives . [3]

The genus is particularly similar to biopunk , [4] but describes a world where nanites are widely used and nanotechnologies predominate the forces in society. Continue Reading

Posthumanism

Posthumanism or post-humanism (meaning “after humanism ” or “beyond humanism”) Francesca Ferrando : [1]

    1. Antihumanism : any theory that is critical of traditional humanism and traditional ideas about humanity and the human condition . [2]

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