transhumanism

Transhumanism is an international and intellectual movement that aims to transform the human condition by developing and creating widely available sophisticated technologies to greatly enhance human intellectual, physical, and psychological capacities.

Trance-Humanism: Just Say No
Disclaimer: I am not anti-technology in the slightest; the mere act of writing and posting on Vocal precludes me from that position already. What I am fearful of are the agendas and perceptions behind...
Katy Preen23 days ago
Top Ten Superhumans
In comics and movies, human superpowers are limited by only our imagination. But in real life, there are some talented individuals with skills beyond the reach of ordinary mortals. Myths and legends a...
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Sharon Smith23 days ago
Organic Human
What makes us human beings I ask myself many times, in this ever changing world where ideas and constructs evolve on a decadian stage? With all the advancements in technology from biological, ecologic...
Amy Newark4 months ago
Our Human Future
Augmentation ɔːɡmɛnˈteɪʃ(ə)n Noun The action or process of making or becoming greater in size or amount. "The augmentation of the curriculum with new subjects." For most people, the idea of brain and ...
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Mauro Bernardini9 months ago
T.T.R.
I believe that there is nothing more important for a human being than understanding the reason for its existence. And I also believe that this statement can be valid for any being of this and any othe...
Leon Gower10 months ago
The Unplugged
Knock knock knock Muscles swore, and bones clicked into place as Victor dragged himself from the lounge chair. In the last week, had he even bothered to move? Pins and needles rushed from the soles of...
Made in DNAa year ago
Screaming Metal (Part 015)
There didn't seem to be rhyme or reason to the timing of the outbursts. She needed to calm herself, lest she trigger a collapse and join Il'on and the rest of the junk here in eternal obscurity. As be...
F. Simon Granta year ago
Duck Duck Goose
For Jesus and William S. Burroughs on the occasion of their birth. Duck Duck Goose was a comedy show starring a duck and a duck-billed platypus, both uncreatively named Duck by the show’s creator, a s...
Intelligence: Reshaping The Human Brain
The brain is the very center of our humanity, personality, and sense of being, yet we know almost nothing about its massive complexity. With the help of advanced technology, scientists have been able ...
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Kim Williama year ago
Snapshots of Different Realities
In a multiverse all alternatives are real.
Jam Stewarda year ago
Exeshell
When does a human cease to be human through the amalgamation of mechanic and technological hardware? Does the ultimate convergence of these things make my brain nothing but software. Just because my c...
Jam Stewarda year ago
Artificial Gender Intelligence
As a western society with fairly traditional views, England as a whole has moderately outdated views on what gender is as a concept (Woods 1995). Even with progressive views speaking of non-binary peo...
Lara Alicea year ago
Waking Up
I woke up shouting in my bed. I woke up from my own scream. The plane was falling down very rapidly and I got very scared, grabbed Marco’s hand and then my scream traveled from my dream into my waking...
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Vinny Ja year ago
In Vitro Summation
A faint rumbling penetrated this ancient darkness, the first vibrations its halls experienced in millennia. The rhythmic whir and tumble of sound grew from wide and distant to a narrow, piercing point...
F. Simon Granta year ago
Birdhead Father in Brightness
When Birdhead Father found the box baby (as his name in that moment went from being "Birdhead" to "Birdhead Father") the problem was his (literal) birdhead moved independently as a (literal) bird's mi...
Animality: Prologue & Chapter 1
The average male lion weighs between 350-400 pounds & grows up to nine feet long, three feet in height. Like us, lions have thirty teeth. Wild lions have a life span of twelve years, but in captivity ...
F. Simon Granta year ago
Postal Automations
“As you may know, the Red Queen Corporation, when it bought the U.S. Postal Service, decreed all of you would be replaced by robots.” Maury Holliday, the postal supervisor, had given a similar sort of...
Mammoth Cave
High anxiety and claustrophobia have always been a part of my personal truth for as long as I can remember. When I first arrived in NYC back in 1979, I was not only overwhelmed by the scale of its bui...