Abolition of sleep

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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'.