Paul Spiegel

Why are you Transhuman(ist)? I am Transhuman because humans evolve to be better than they once were.  For millennia, we didn’t even realize this, and when we did, in some fashion or another, we took it for granted for several hundred years more after that realization. For nearly all that time, we didn’t try to…

Aubrey de Grey

Why are you transhuman (ist)? I’d like to divide my answer into two, answering “Why do you have transhumanist values?” and “Why do you call yourself a transhumanist?”. To the former, my answer is: because I recognize that pioneering technologies have a unique capacity to enhance people’s quality of life, and I think suffering (i.e….

Ira S Pastor

Why am I transhuman (ist)? I want to reconnect humans with the biological skills that many other species wield for complex regeneration, disease reversion, and whole organism rejuvenation An entrepreneur pharmaceutical industry veteran turned biotech entrepreneur focusing on ending the major diseases responsible for human degeneration, suffering, and death. Related Web Sites https://www.facebook.com/ira.pastor.7 https://www.linkedin.com/in/iraspastor/ http://www.bioquark.com/…

John Kerecz

Why are you transhuman (ist)? I believe that humans are powerful in this electronic, transhuman age, but it seems that we do not yet realize our power. We are just starting to oppose death and global issues!? We must realize our power and use science and technology to ascend as transhumanists. John J Kerecz was…

Steele A. Hawes

Why are you transhuman (ist)? I am Transhuman because solving human issues is hard, and that’s a fun challenge to engage in. Primarily the founder of the podcast Debt Nation: “The main project of DEBT NATION is keeping you the viewer up with the ever-evolving and exciting UNITED STATES TRANSHUMANIST PARTY (USTP). The UNITED STATES…

Gennady Stolyarov II

Why #IAmTranshuman (ist)? I have been a transhumanist ever since I found out about human mortality. My illustrated children’s book Death is Wrong describes much of my personal history and how, as a child, I kept asking my parents about what comes later – and then what – and when I received the answer, “And…

Newton Lee

Why IAmTranshuman (ist)? Astronaut Neil Armstrong said on the Apollo 11 moon landing in 1969, “One small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.” Transhumanism is the next logical step in the evolution of humankind, and it is the existential solution to the long-term survival of the human race. Newton Lee is a computer…

Zoltan Istvan

Why IAmTranshuman (ist)? “I’m transhuman because I’m doing everything I can do to overcome death with science and technology. I also can’t wait to embrace cyborgism into my body.” A writer, futurist, and founder of the first Transhumanist Party and former leader of the US Transhumanist Party political organization. He is the author of the 2013 book The…

Tom Ross

A producer, creative consultant, and author yet feels odd referring to himself in the third person. My political experience includes a 2001 testimony before a U.S. House Subcommittee on Media and Information Technology Policy (The Anti-Spam Bill). In 2002 the Governor of California appointed me to a Department of Consumer Affairs board. I became the…