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David Pearce
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"We advocate the well-being of all sentience, including humans, non-human animals, and any future artificial intellects, modified life forms, or other intelligences to which technological and scientific advance may give rise."
(The Transhumanist Declaration (1998, 2009)

https://www.hedweb.com/social-media/2018.html
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“Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind.”
(Rudyard Kipling)
If so, we need better drugs...
https://www.hedweb.com/quora/index.html
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"Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers." (Voltaire)
However...https://www.hedweb.com/quora/index.html
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Buddhism (or Bentham) plus biotechnology?
Post-Darwinian life can be based on gradients of superintelligent bliss...
https://www.amazon.com/Biotechnology-Abolish-Suffering-David-Pearce-ebook/dp/B075MV9KS2/
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"Those who promise us paradise on earth never produced anything but a hell."
(Karl Popper)
Let's hope Sir Karl is mistaken:
https://www.hedweb.com/social-media/2016.html
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Happy Newtonmas to all sentient beings!
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"Christian burial service could have intended effect of giving people false hope of eternal life", says scientist? Not exactly...
https://www.theguardian.com/science/2016/nov/18/top-uk-scientist-calls-for-restrictions-on-marketing-cryonics
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Despite my dark negative utilitarianism, I predict posthuman life will be animated entirely by gradients of superhuman bliss.
http://neurohacker.com/happiness-eludes-us-now/
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“The brain secretes thought as the liver secretes bile,” claimed 18th century French physiologist Pierre Cabanis. Materialist metaphysics hasn't progressed much further in the meantime. Alas both property-dualist panpsychism and non-materialist physicalism face huge challenges of their own, not least the phenomenal binding / combination problem...
https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-superhuman-mind/201611/is-there-consciousness-in-everything
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