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2014 16/Sep

The abbreviated version of this very article was first published on Positive Psychology News with the editing help of Kathryn Britton. – – – The Aim of Positive Psychology: Positive Psychology’s founder Dr. Martin Seligman has undertaken the “moon-shot” endeavor to have/ensure? 51% of the human population psychologically flourishing (http://www.apa.org/monitor/2011/10/seligman.aspx) by 2051. It’s an audacious goal intended […]

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2013 14/Sep

In the spirit of valuing freedom of thought in the face of scientific advancement and expansion of human potential, how much room is there for religious debate?  What are the relevant and logical ethical arguments to consider in the face of scientific progress?  These interrelated questions underlie the continuing tension between religion, human morality, and […]

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2013 14/May

I am still of the belief that two of the most important conversations we can have with regards to the future of humanity and of sentient life in general are (a) how the transition to transhumanism could / should take place, and (b) where we would like this transition to inevitably leave us. This short […]

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2013 24/Jan

I’ve been diving into “Human Enhancement” (Oxford) as of late, and came across a topic that was bristling in my own mind before I saw the name of the chapter. In the chapter called “Prejudice and Moral Status of Enhanced Beings,” Julian Savulescu (Director of the Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, among other things) […]

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