The Transhuman Transition – Lotus Eaters vs World Eaters

The Transhuman Transition – Lotus Eaters vs World Eaters

Human nature has always been to gain control over the physical world — both in maximizing its output for our benefit (farming, mining, etc), and in lessening the risks it poses to human life and wellbeing (medicine, construction, etc). This same drive for control...
If Positive Psychology Aims for 51% of the Human Population to Flourish, We’ll Need to Take Technology Seriously

If Positive Psychology Aims for 51% of the Human Population to Flourish, We’ll Need to Take Technology Seriously

The Aim of Positive Psychology Positive Psychology’s founder Dr. Martin Seligman has undertaken the “moon-shot” endeavor to have 51% of the human population psychologically flourishing by 2051. It’s an audacious goal intended to unite positive psychology’s forces in...

Tinkering with Consciousness – The Great Ethical Precipice We Face

In the coming decades ahead, we’ll likely augment our minds and explore not only a different kind of “human experience”, we’ll likely explore the further reaches of sentience and intelligence itself, and it’s a process that I believe is...