Oct 26, 2016

Worried about rights for cyborgs? There’s a write-in candidate for that

Posted by in categories: cyborgs, geopolitics, health, life extension, transhumanism

Politico: Write a transhumanist in in New York!…-in-106729 #transhumanism #Election2016 #ScienceCandidate

ALBANY — While Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have debated issues such as immigration, gun control, and health care, neither of them has weighed in on the topic of a bill of rights for cyborgs.

Voters chagrined by that oversight do, however, have another option.

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Zoltan Istvan thinks that not-too-distant technology will make it possible for humans to live for up to 10,000 years, and he’s running as the Transhumanist Party’s presidential candidate in order to bring public attention to the need to speed up this process and prepare for the eventual societal impacts of immortality.

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