The Proactionary Imperative: A Foundation for Transhumanism
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The Proactionary Imperative: A Foundation for Transhumanism is a book by Steve Fuller and Veronika Lipinska.
The 'proactionary principle' was introduced by Max More and other transhumanists.
"Whereas precautionaries believe that we are on the brink of environmental catastrophe because we're too willing to take risks, proactionaries believe that humans stand apart from the rest of nature by our capacity for successful risk taking. In terms of current environmental problems, therefore, solutions lie not in turning our backs on our love affair with technology but by intensifying it – through finding new energy sources or even looking at the possibility of inhabiting other worlds." - Steve Fuller, Veronika Lipinska
- Philosophical Disquisitions Episode #17
- Proactionary principle on Wikipedia
- Recording of London Futurists event where the authors discussed their book