Jul 22, 2018

Why the Transhumanist Movement Needs Socialism

Posted by in categories: robotics/AI, transhumanism

A few days ago, transhumanist author and politician Zoltan Istvan had an article published on The Maven titled “Transhumanism is Under Siege from Socialism.” It was there that he stated, “Transhumanists must favor the free world and free market to make its movement as powerful and successful as possible,” and must equally “be on their guard against[socialism].” I disagree — at least when it comes to the free market.

In order to survive the impending trend of proliferated automation, transhumanists must prepare for a future that is post-capitalist by nature.

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