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* The [[X-Files]] featured an episode where ex-marines had had experimental neurosurgery to remove their need to sleep. This in turn caused serious side effects the protagonists had to investigate.<ref>[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sleepless_%28The_X-Files%29 Sleepless (The X-Files)]</ref>
 
* The [[X-Files]] featured an episode where ex-marines had had experimental neurosurgery to remove their need to sleep. This in turn caused serious side effects the protagonists had to investigate.<ref>[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sleepless_%28The_X-Files%29 Sleepless (The X-Files)]</ref>
  
* In the webpage ''Orion's Arm'', this condition is called 'asomnia'.
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* In the webpage ''[[Orion's Arm Universe Project|Orion's Arm]]'', this condition is called 'asomnia'.
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* In the [[Dr Who]] episode "Sleep No More", a technology called Morpheus replaces sleep.<ref>https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sleep_No_More_(Doctor_Who)</ref>
  
 
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Latest revision as of 10:57, 26 January 2020

The abolition of sleep is an idea advocated by some transhumanists such as Zoltan Istvan[1] and Marcelo Rinesi.[2]

In fiction

  • The X-Files featured an episode where ex-marines had had experimental neurosurgery to remove their need to sleep. This in turn caused serious side effects the protagonists had to investigate.[3]
  • In the webpage Orion's Arm, this condition is called 'asomnia'.
  • In the Dr Who episode "Sleep No More", a technology called Morpheus replaces sleep.[4]

References