Should We Die?
Publication/Creation DateFebruary 18 2017
DescriptionThis article documents Zoltan Istan's Transhumanist presidential campaign as well as his life's mission to defy death with the use of futuristic technology, such as medical drugs or cryonics. For now, he just has a chip implanted in his hand that allows him to unlock his front door.
Writer Olga Khazan also considers the philosophical and ethical implications of life extension, such as its impacts on human motivation and productivity, financial accessibility and economic inequality, and the dangers of trying to eliminate disabilities through technological enhancements.
, Critical Thinking
Date archivedApril 10 2018
Last editedApril 10 2018