h+ Media | DISRUPTIVE EVOLUTION – Transhumanism and Survival of the Quickest – h+ Media

authors Andrew Allan “Transhumanism is a class of philosophies of life that seek the continuation and acceleration of the evolution of intelligent life beyond its currently human form and human limitations by means of science and technology, guided by life-promoting principles and values.” (Max More 1990) Is Transhumanism an exercise in Unnatural Selection? By definition “Transhumanism” seeks to accelerate the evolution of intelligent life beyond its currently human form. It is therefore in direct conflict with the established biological evolutionary processes responsible for the betterment of species. In a sense you could be excused for asking whether Transhumanism is in fact in competition with Mother Nature. And naturally, is this a bad thing? The process of natural selection has served us well as a species; we are after all the…


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