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Transhumanism is the stance that it is ethical to radically improve the human condition by means of technology.
  
<blockquote>Transhumanism is an international intellectual and cultural movement supporting the use of science and technology to improve human mental and physical characteristics and capacities. The movement regards aspects of the human condition, such as disability, suffering, disease, aging, and involuntary death as unnecessary and undesirable. Transhumanists look to biotechnologies and other emerging technologies for these purposes. Dangers, as well as benefits, are also of concern to the transhumanist movement.</blockquote>
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==External references==
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*[http://yudkowsky.net/singularity/simplified Transhumanism as Simplified Humanism] by Eliezer Yudkowsky
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*[http://www.transhumanism.org/resources/FAQv21.pdf The Transhumanist FAQ] (PDF) by Nick Bostrom
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*[http://www.nickbostrom.com/ethics/values.html Transhumanist Values] by Nick Bostrom
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*[http://www.nickbostrom.com/papers/history.pdf A History of Tranhumanist Thought] (PDF) by Nick Bostrom
  
 
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