"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 despite
moral 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."
|MIT engineers have
designed tiny robots that can help drug-delivery nanoparticles push their way
out of the bloodstream and into a tumor or another disease site. Like crafts in
Fantastic Voyage a 1960s science fiction film in which a
submarine crew shrinks in size and roams a body to repair damaged cells
the robots swim through the bloodstream, creating a current that drags
nanoparticles along with them.
"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
The 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
ethers no longer effect your tissues.
Cybernetics is a major aspect of transhumanism, hearing and
vision enhancements, brain-computer interface, metabolic enhancement,
bones and organs.
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 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
have a duty to participate.
social norm is that
individuals participate only if they have a good reason to do so.
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 !
since the discovery of the first
tools people have seen technological advances as
positive and desirable -
Technological advances have reduced the distance between cultures but
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.
Tools are intended to make one's
However, the increased ease and time saved, afford people
the opportunity to become less interdependent and more autonomous and
Where 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.
"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 Warner, General Electric, Viacom,
The enthymematic force of this slogan advances the position
that mediated contact and
through machines is synonymous to face-to-face communication.
Corporate propaganda -
equalizes touching 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.
The absence 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 onerous financial burden
on dual income families making parenthood very difficult.
American women with children between 6 and 17 are employed.
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
television has an obvious
impact on how people initiate and maintain interpersonal
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