Tag: philosophy

Transhumanism: Can Technology Really Cheat Death?

While transhumanists believe technology will eventually overcome human mortality completely, how will our views of death have to adapt and change?

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The Ethics of Life Extension

Be it through literature, film, or television, the idea of life extension has been nothing short of prolific. The concept has become so ingrained in our cultural psyche that most give its presence little thought. In North America, the average life expectancy today is 78 years of age. Even though our current life expectancy is

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The Right to Die: End of Life is a Fundamental Right

*This is part 2 in our 3 part series. For part 1 CLICK HERE* This may be the year where a pivotal change occurs in the debate on physician assisted death and euthanasia. Currently legal in 5 states, legislation is being brought up in other states and the topic is on the minds of millions.