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'''Biological immortalism''' is the idea of expanding the human body primarily or exclusively through technologies that places limited upon morphologically altering technologies. Traditional definitions of [[life extension]] fall within this idea.
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'''Biological immortalism''' is the idea of transhumanising the human body in a limited capcity. Traditional definitions of [[life extension]] fall within this idea.
  
 
It is debatable whether such adherents reject or are otherwise sceptical of [[posthuman transhumanism]].
 
It is debatable whether such adherents reject or are otherwise sceptical of [[posthuman transhumanism]].
  
Often permitted technologies:
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== Permissible technologies ==
 
* [[Nano technology]]
 
* [[Nano technology]]
 
* [[Human cloning|Cloning]]
 
* [[Human cloning|Cloning]]
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* Limited [[self modification]]
 
* Limited [[self modification]]
  
However advocates prefer to 'draw the line' at more radical approaches such as:
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== Excessive technologies ==
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Advocates prefer to 'draw the line' at more radical approaches associated with [[posthuman transhumanism]]:
  
 
* [[Mind uploading]]
 
* [[Mind uploading]]

Revision as of 11:58, 1 December 2018

Biological immortalism is the idea of transhumanising the human body in a limited capcity. Traditional definitions of life extension fall within this idea.

It is debatable whether such adherents reject or are otherwise sceptical of posthuman transhumanism.

Permissible technologies

Excessive technologies

Advocates prefer to 'draw the line' at more radical approaches associated with posthuman transhumanism:

In fiction

Conflict between biological immortalists and posthuman transhumanists is a major theme of the Shaper/Mechanist universe.

See also