"The families of willing organ
donors may care little if their kin are defaulted into not being donors, while
the families of unwilling donors may care a great amount if their loved ones
are harvested for organs.
Even if one argues that having more donors
outrage is better for societal welfare, one must admit that the negative
press arising from the incidents could cause voters to put an end to the
opt-out system, thus decreasing societal welfare." - Hidden
Persuaders: Defaults and Consumer Welfare, N. Craig Smith and Daniel
G. Goldstein, London Business School Centre for Marketing, Working Paper No.
07-105, March 2007
"Bezos likes the idea of a trillion human beings
scattered throughout the solar system."
"Those who actually achieve much, although they may
desire the rewards, have also
something in their nature
which inclines them to choose a
certain kind of work as the road which they must travel if their ambition is to
This artist's impulse, as it may be called, is a
thing of infinite value to the
individual, and often
to the world; to respect it in oneself and in others makes up nine tenths of
the good life.
In most human beings it is rather frail, rather easily
destroyed or disturbed; parents and teachers are too often hostile to it, and
our economic system crushes out its
last remnants in young men and young women.
The result is that human
beings cease to be individual, or to retain the
native pride that is
their birthright; they become
machine-made, tame, convenient for the
bureaucrat and the drill-sergeant, capable of being tabulated in statistics
without anything being omitted.
This is the fundamental evil resulting
from lack of liberty; and it is an evil which is being continually intensified
as population grows more dense and the machinery of organization grows more
efficient." - Bertrand
foundations of transhumanism are many, but the most important are : cryonics,
gene therapy, cybernetics, molecular manufacturing, mind/brain uploading and
Cryonics is the practice of low-temperature
preservation of flesh with the hope that one day there will be the technology
to resuscitate the body.
Molecular manufacturing and molecular nanotechnology are
cornerstones of transhumanism.
Techniques in molecular
nanotechnology will enable man to create self-repairing organs so that
viral RNA, prion protein,
polybrominated diphenyl ethers
no longer effect your tissues.
Cybernetics is a major aspect of transhumanism, hearing and
vision enhancements, brain-computer interface, metabolic enhancement,
artificial muscles, bones and
All these enhancements will be very difficult to notice once
implanted in the human body.
In fact the cyborg of the future will look
and perform better than any mortal living today!
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current prevailing view is that participation in biomedical research is above
and beyond the call of duty.
While some commentators have offered
reasons against this, we propose a novel 'public good' argument for
an obligation to participate in biomedical research.
knowledge is a public
good, available to any individual even if that individual does not
contribute to it.
Participation in research is a critical way to
support an important public
all have a duty to
social norm is that
individuals participate only if they have
a good reason to do
The public good argument
implies that individuals should participate unless they have a good reason not
Such a shift would be of great aid to the progress of
biomedical research, eventually making society significantly healthier and
longer lived." - G. Owen Schaefer, BA; Ezekiel J. Emanuel, MD, PhD; Alan
G. Owen Schaefer, Ezekiel J. Emanuel and Alan
Wertheimer need to be first in line as test subjects !
the discovery of the first
tools people have seen technological advances as
positive and desirable -
Technological advances have reduced the distance
between cultures but unfortunately
the distance between
interpersonal communicants appears to be expanding.
Paradoxically, the closer we get, the
further apart we appear to be.
Communications technology is
responsible for increasing interpersonal distance.
intended to make one's work easier.
However, the increased ease and
time saved, afford people the
become less interdependent and more autonomous and self-reliant.
women once gathered at the the edge of the water to do the laundry in social
groups outside the home; men and women now go to the
laundry room and turn on the
washing machine, quickly returning to the comfort of the
designed to aid in the execution of some activity sometimes come to replace
Human input goes
from maximum to almost nonexistent.
The telephone facilitates the
delivery of "food" to our front doors as cable access delivers recently
released movies for
home viewing while internet
availability permits shopping for nearly anything anytime on-line.
consumer can take advantage of all of
these slaves and never leave
the comfort - and the
isolation - of the home.
All of this
increased social isolation is
encouraged and validated.
| "Human conduct will
become less spontaneous and less mysterious - more predetermined and subject to
The same techniques could serve to impose
well-nigh total political surveillance on every citizen, putting into much
sharper relief than is the case today the question of privacy.
achievement-oriented society might give way to the amusement-focused society,
with essentially spectator spectacles (mass sports,
TV) providing an
opiate for increasingly purposeless masses.
In the technetronic
society, the trend would seem to be towards the aggregation of the individual
support of millions of uncoordinated citizens, easily within the reach of
magnetic and attractive personalities effectively
exploiting the latest
communication techniques to manipulate emotions and control reason." -
Zbigniew Brzezinski, "America in the Technetronic Age",
"In the future man will be confined to a
recording device; he will note
the effects of techniques upon one another,
and register the results."
Jacques Ellul, Technological Society,
slogan, "Reach out and
touch someone," encapsulates the
ideology being spread by Verizon, Dell, Microsoft, Apple, Time
The enthymematic force of this slogan advances the position
that mediated contact and
through machines is synonymous to face-to-face communication.
Corporate propaganda -
someone in an emotional sense as equivalent to
Hence, the paradox; one feels closer because some
form of contact is experienced and further apart because that contact serves to
create a less accurate representation of the participants and their messages.
of the characteristics associated with face-to-face communication can result in
a loss of fidelity and an
increase in the
psychological distance between communicants.
The desire for the
acquisition of new
technology conspires to
place a heavier financial burden on the family making dual income families
normal in developed countries.
In American families having children
between 6 and 17, 73% of the women are employed.
Dual income families
have given rise to the "latchkey children" phenomenon, children returning from
school before either parent has return from work.
children's contact with parents is
limited, and they spend a large part of their
day with babysitters or day care workers and with the
Exposure to communication
media increases the potential for influence.
Television viewing is
often used for companionship
or to battle
television has an obvious
impact on how people initiate and maintain interpersonal
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