Difference between revisions of "Biological immortalism"

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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