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Simon Young: Transhumanism a new religion?

Meme wars: the battle of the transhumanists. Beyond the religious right and liberal left. Transhumanism as a new metameme for the modern world.


Transhumanism – a new religion?

Simon Young, author of Designer Evolution: A Transhumanist Manifesto http://www.designerevolution.net/ (New York: Prometheus Books, 2006), and Founder of the World Transhumanist Society, http://www.worldtranshumanistsociety.com/ argues that Transhumanists should reject their outdated political baggage – Transhumanism challenges all existing worldviews, political or religious, and is destined to become the dominant new belief system of the Modern World in the 21st century. But does that make it a new religion? Young’s answer may surprise you. Find out why…

CONWAY HALL
25 Red Lion Square,
London WC1R 4RL
tel 020 7242 8032
www.conwayhall.org.uk
Nearest tube: Holborn
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ExtroBritannia - the monthly public event of the UK Transhumanist Association:
http://www.transhumanist.org.uk
http://www.extrobritannia.blogspot.com


Speaker(s):

Simon Young | talks | www

 

Date and Time:

30 September 2006 at 2:00 pm

Duration:

2 hours

 

Venue:

Conway Hall
25 Red Lion Square
London
WC1R 4RL

http://www.conwayhall.org.uk
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Organised by:

UK Transhumanist Association
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The ExtroBritannia Blog:
http://www.extrobritannia.blogspot.com

ExtroBritannia is the monthly public event of the UK Transhumanist Association:
http://www.transhumanist.org.uk

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