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Gareth John, M.A.

Gareth John, M.A. is a technoprogressive transhumanist and ex-Buddhist priest fascinated by how people perceive, interpret, respond, and interact in an increasingly media rich world. Interests include personal identity and emerging technology, personality types in cyberspace, transhumanism, cyberpunk culture, philosophy, and Zen.
 
He was previously Independent Living Advisor at The Rowan Organisation, Project Worker at The Wallich, Operations Manager at RJ Edwards, and Domicilary Care Coordinator at Ceredigion County Council.
 
Gareth earned his BA in Religious Studies at Cardiff University in 1995. He earned his MA in Buddhist Studies at the University of Bristol in 1997. He is currently training as a Psychotherapist and is interested in the crossover between therapy and emerging technologies.
 
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