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The Christian Transhumanist Podcast

The Christian Transhumanist Podcast

Explore Christianity and Transhumanism, diving deep into the relationship between religion, technology, and the future of the human race—with provocative guests from the leading edges of science and theology.

Ep 41: David Pearce & Engineering Paradise

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David Pearce lays out a plan for building heaven on earth, shows us why vegans need more science fiction, and explains why computers may never become conscious.

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David Pearce is a philosopher, a founder of the World Transhumanist Association (now called Humanity+), and the author of The Hedonistic Imperative.

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Pull-Quotes:

"Computers may never become conscious." <-- Click to tweet

"The pain-pleasure axis exposes the world's metric of value." — @webmasterdave

"Every child born today is a unique genetic experiment." — @webmasterdave

"Ending suffering for good entails tackling its genetic-biological roots, i.e. a programming solution." — @webmasterdave

"All that matters is the pleasure-pain axis." — @webmasterdave

Ep 41: David Pearce & Engineering Paradise
The Christian Transhumanist Podcast
Micah Redding
2018-06-21
1:10:01