Politics for greater liberty: transhumanist perspectives

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In a time of widespread anxiety about social unrest and perceived growing inequalities, what political approach is likely to ensure the greatest liberty?

In light of the greater insights provided by science into human psychology at both the individual and group levels, what are the threats to our wellbeing that most need to be guarded against, and which aspects of human character most need to be protected and uplifted?

What does the emerging philosophy of transhumanism, with its vision of conscious life evolving under thoughtful human control beyond the current human form, have to say about potential political interventions?

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To register for this event, visit https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_SDBAI-qtQHCsgRedbQYZag

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This 90 minute London Futurists live Zoom webinar features a number of panellists with a rich understanding of both politics and transhumanism:

*) Jay Friedenberg, Psychology Professor, Manhattan College, https://manhattan.edu/campus-directory/jay.friedenberg - and author of "Humanity's Future: How Technology Will Change Us" https://www.amazon.com/Humanitys-Future-Technology-Will-Change/dp/0692701583/
*) José Cordeiro, Fellow at World Academy of Art and Science, former candidate for election to European Parliament, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jos%C3%A9_Luis_Cordeiro - and co-author of "La Muerte de la Muerte" https://www.amazon.com/muerte-posibilidad-cient%C3%ADfica-inmortalidad-defensa-ebook/dp/B07B5TKLGR/
*) Natasha Vita-More, Professor Emeritus, Technology, Ethics & Innovation, and Executive Director of Humanity+, https://natashavita-more.com/ - and author of "Transhumanism: What is it?" https://www.amazon.com/TRANSHUMANISM-What-Natasha-Vita-More-ebook/dp/B07L5WB8RL/
*) Charlie Kam, candidate of the US Transhumanist Party for the US presidential election in 2020, https://transhumanist-party.org/2020/06/12/ustp-reorganization/

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The webinar will start broadcasting at 7pm UK time on Saturday 20th June. To find this time in other timezones, you can use this calculator: https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/converter.html?iso=20200620T180000&p1=136

You are advised to log into Zoom up to 10 minutes ahead of the publicised start time of the event, so you won't miss the start of the live broadcast.

As the discussion proceeds, attendees will be welcome to raise questions and vote to prioritise questions raised by others.

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To register for this event, visit https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_SDBAI-qtQHCsgRedbQYZag

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