This blog contains an early, rough draft version of the book A Cosmist Manifesto. I ‘ve left it up here for sake of amusement, and because some of the comments. A Cosmist Manifesto by Ben Goertzel, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. A Cosmist Manifesto: Practical Philosophy for the Posthuman Age, by Ben Goertzel, published by Humanity+ Press, is now available on.

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Giulio made the following comment on the use of the word “will” in the above principles: Buy in this Format. I have often thought of writing a book, but Ben has written my book, and much better than I could have.

Location of Infringing Material Identify each web page that allegedly contains infringing material. Some are original; many are not! But this contemplation must take place without — and this seems to be one of his Cosmist principles — falling into blind, unscientific cosmiwt He was a pioneer of Artificial Intelligence and one of the visionaries at the basis of the Global brain idea.

Karolina rated it it was ok May 06, About Ben Goertzel Dr. Adeeb Hossain rated it it was amazing Sep 14, Kristina marked it as to-read Jun 17, Chris Mcaulay marked it as to-read May 30, This will require reformulations of current notions of self, but we will be able to cope. Visions of heaven in robotics, artificial intelligence, and virtual reality Next Post Quantum Archaeology. The Best Books of I am honored to have participated in some of the online discussions, which have led to this book, and I am honored to have been quoted in the Cosmist Manifesto.


Lists with This Book. Giulio Prisco, on the mailing list of a group called the “Order of Cosmic Engineers”, posted a wonderful “mini-manifesto” listing principles of the OCE.

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I am sure this book will be a life-changer for many readers. So, in the first N sections of this Manifesto I’m going to delve fairly deep into what will seem like abstract philosophical considerations.

The death of great minds like Val is one of the absurd horrors that Cosmist philosophy hopes to abolish via scientific and technological advance. Kevin is currently reading it Nov 23, Paperbackpages.

A Cosmist Manifesto : Practical Philosophy for the Posthuman Age

Hacking religion, awakening technology. The book is for everyone who likes thinking and understanding — of course.

Every one of the radical future technologies dawning has profound philosophical implications, going beyond what is explored in SF movies and all but the most profound SF books. Alex marked it as to-read Jun 14, Sworn Statements I have a good faith belief that use of the copyrighted materials described above as allegedly infringing is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law. The divide between physical and synthetic realities will blur, then disappear.


But for most of us adopting a positive and optimist attitude without crippling second thoughts is very difficult, and we need some hard-to-learn mental discipline to do it.

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Thank you for your interest in helping us moderate questionable content on Lulu. Quite possibly once we become advanced enough, Cosmism will appear to us roughly equally silly as all other “legacy human” philosophies. Parvez Ahmed rated it really liked it Jan 16, Cambria marked it as to-read Mar 04, Others will grow into new forms of intelligence far beyond the human domain.

I do not share the contempt of many transhumanists for new agers. Identify each web page that allegedly contains infringing material. However, if you agree with a substantial percentage of Cosmism as I articulate it here — and more importantly, if you agree with the spirit in which these thoughts are offered — then you are a Cosmist in the sense in which I mean the term.

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