the transhumanist wager

Donald Trump

A Transhumanist Goes to the Conventions

The RNC was surprisingly more open to transhumanism than the DNC.
Zoltan Istvan
7.28.16
Opinion

To Combat Radical Violence in America, We Need Radical Medicine

"If you make the human body virtually indestructible, being wounded loses some of its relevance."
Zoltan Istvan
7.13.16
Opinion

How Technology Could Facilitate and then Destroy Legal Immigration

We need some authoritative measures to guarantee safe and effective immigration. But then, the robots come.
Zoltan Istvan
7.7.16
Donald Trump

Wild Transhumanist Campaign Tech We’ll See in Future Presidential Elections

If we’re lucky, given how crazy these elections have made America look, maybe technology will make future elections disappear altogether.
Zoltan Istvan
6.22.16
Twitter

Do We Really Hate Trump and Clinton So Much?

Something more sinister is happening: The internet has turned us into belligerent critics.
Zoltan Istvan
6.8.16
Opinion

The Coming Genetic Editing Age of Humans Won’t Be Easy to Stomach

In the transhumanist age, the human being should be looked at more like a machine—something that comes out a particular way, but then can be heavily modified.
Zoltan Istvan
5.31.16
Opinion

Technology Will Replace the Need for Big Government

Twenty-five years into the future, we may have little reason to call any government service employee whatsoever.
Zoltan Istvan
5.10.16
Donald Trump

If You Care About the Earth, Vote for the Least Religious Presidential Candidate

The obvious reason going green doesn’t work is the sheer impossibility of getting the developed world to stop… well, developing​.
Zoltan Istvan
4.27.16
Opinion

Should I Have Had My Cat Cryonically Preserved?

As a transhumanist, I struggled with what to do when my pet cat Ollie died.
Zoltan Istvan
4.19.16
Florida

The Church of Perpetual Life Wants to End Deathism

In the fight against death, sometimes you have to fight the government.
Zoltan Istvan
4.11.16
politics

Could Direct Digital Democracy and a New Branch of Government Improve the US?

When everyone has a mobile phone, why not use them to vote?
Zoltan Istvan
4.4.16
Opinion

The Second Amendment Isn’t Prepared for a 3D-Printed Drone Army

Is technology going to cause a Constitutional crisis?
Zoltan Istvan
3.25.16
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