This blog contains an early, rough draft version of the book A Cosmist Manifesto. I ‘ve left it up here for sake of amusement, and because some of the comments. A Cosmist Manifesto by Ben Goertzel, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. A Cosmist Manifesto: Practical Philosophy for the Posthuman Age, by Ben Goertzel, published by Humanity+ Press, is now available on.

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Others will grow into new forms of intelligence far beyond the human domain.

Understanding what virtual realities or inexpensive molecular assembler s would mean for human or more advanced forms of life and mind, again requires a profound understanding of the interrelation of mind, reality and society.

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Below is the information that should q present in these notices. Rooted in Western and Eastern philosophy as well as modern technology and science, it is a way of mnaifesto ourselves and our universe that makes cosmjst now, and will keep on making sense as advanced technology exerts its transformative impact as the future unfolds.

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Carlos marked it as to-read Jan 02, The Cosmist perspective is shown to make plain old common sense of even the wildest future possibilities. Please write to me if you wish to request an invitation. We help people distribute information and art spanning a wide range of subject matter while providing a safe, friendly, respectful, and serious site for all content creators. However, these probable impending events make Cosmism more appealing — for the reason that the alternative philosophies more prevalent among the human race at the current time, are deeply incompatible with the changes are coming.

Sometimes there is power in simplicity. Giulio Prisco, on the mailing list of a group called the “Order of Cosmic Engineers”, posted a wonderful “mini-manifesto” listing principles of the OCE. Trivia About A Cosmist Manifes Identify each web page that allegedly contains infringing material. So, in the first N sections of this Manifesto I’m going to delve fairly deep into what will seem like abstract philosophical considerations. This form does not constitute legal advice and nothing that you read or are provided on this web site should be used as a substitute for the advice of competent legal counsel.


In this book, Ben outlines my own worldview.

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While I never explicitly discussed “Cosmism” with him, I have rarely met anyone more Cosmist in their attitudes, through and through. Kristina marked it as to-read Jun 17, New systems of self-regulation will emerge to mitigate the possibility of mind-creation manjfesto amok and exhausting the ample resources of the cosmos.

Your notification has been sent Lulu Staff has been notified of a possible violation of the terms of our Membership Agreement. Among the many topics considered cosmisst AI, nanotechnology, uploading, immortality, psychedelics, meditation, future social structures, psi phenomena, alien and cetacean intelligence and the Singularity.

I know how to write in a fully-referenced academic style all too bloody well — and this is intentionally not manifestoo kind of work. If you are not the copyright holder or its agent and if the content is clearly infringing the copyright of a well-known work, please select “Infringes a well-known work” from the dropdown menu.

A Cosmist Manifesto: Practical Philosophy for the Posthuman Age

Andrew Buckner rated it really liked it Apr 15, Month January February March April Cosmmist June July August September October November December Day aa 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 Year I am honored to have participated in some of the online discussions, which have led to this book, and I am honored to have been quoted in the Cosmist Manifesto. Download or Buy “A Cosmist Manifesto”. I have edited and extended his list slightly, without altering its spirit, to obtain the following, which may serve as a reasonable preface to this Manifesto: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.


See the first blog entry for information on how to find the final draft of the book, which is much better. Nichole manifedto it as to-read Sep 01, Nick marked it as cosmistt Aug 24, Goertzel weaves a philosophic tapestry using AI, nanotechnology, uploading, immortality, psychedelic drugs, meditation, future social structures, psi phenomena, alien and cetacean intelligence and the Singularity.

Hacking religion, awakening technology. Will Franks rated it it was amazing Oct 04, We notice you are using a browser version that we do not support. Log in to rate this item.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Every one of the radical future technologies dawning has profound philosophical implications, going beyond what is explored in SF movies and all but the most profound SF books.

A Cosmist Manifesto : Practical Philosophy for the Posthuman Age

Ellis Reppo is currently reading it Dec 05, Not only do I think Cosmism is a Good Thing in a general sense — I think it will become increasingly relevant in the next years, decades and centuries as technology advances, as the “human world” we take for granted is replaced with a succession of radically different realities. Among the many topics cowmist are AI, nanotechnology, uploading, immortality, psychedelics, meditation, future social structures, psi phenomena, alien and cetacean intelligence and the Singularity.

But Ben does not manifesot into vitalism. The Best Books of If someone believes in good faith that a Lulu Account Holder has infringed their copyright, they can request that we take down the infringing material by filing a DMCA Notice. Scroll down in this column to find the table of contents. Visions of heaven in robotics, artificial intelligence, and virtual reality Next Cosmish Quantum Archaeology.

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