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Initial policies were developed firstly from the [[Wave]] organisation, then through the [[Institute for Social Futurism]] prior to Zoltan's success with the transhumanist party brand.
 
Initial policies were developed firstly from the [[Wave]] organisation, then through the [[Institute for Social Futurism]] prior to Zoltan's success with the transhumanist party brand.
  
Prior to its official registration, [[Alex Karran]] ran in the 2015 general election as an independent candidate as such it is the first [[Transhumanist Party]] to have contested an election.
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Prior to its official registration, [[Alex Karran]] ran in the 2015 general election as an independent candidate as such it is the first [[Transhumanist Party]] to have contested an election.<ref>[http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/technology-science/technology/cyborg-supporting-transhumanist-party-appoints-5494746 Cyborg supporting Transhumanist Party appoints first political candidate in UK]</ref>
  
 
The party held its first AGM in October 2015 where its first batch of policies were ratified.
 
The party held its first AGM in October 2015 where its first batch of policies were ratified.
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== Policies ==
 
== Policies ==
  
The following statement was agreed by [https://transhumanistparty.wordpress.com/2015/10/10/official-policies-of-the-transhumanist-party-2015/ a vote at the party's 2015 AGM]:
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The following statement was agreed by a vote at the party's 2015 AGM:<ref>[https://transhumanistparty.wordpress.com/2015/10/10/official-policies-of-the-transhumanist-party-2015/ Official Policies of the Transhumanist Party (2015)]</ref>
  
 
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* [https://www.facebook.com/pages/UK-Transhumanist-Party/753885864703211 FB Page]  
 
* [https://www.facebook.com/pages/UK-Transhumanist-Party/753885864703211 FB Page]  
 
* [https://www.facebook.com/groups/uk.transhumanistparty/ FB Group]
 
* [https://www.facebook.com/groups/uk.transhumanistparty/ FB Group]
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[[Category:Transhumanist organisations]]
 
[[Category:Transhumanist organisations]]
 
[[Category:Transhumanist Party Global]]
 
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Revision as of 19:17, 2 January 2016

The Transhumanist Party of the United Kingdom is a registered political party.

The party was founded by individuals including Amon Twyman who is well connected in transhumanist communities and is now party leader. Dirk Bruere of Zero State had previously contested a UK election as The Consensus, a prospective party name that was considered prior to Zoltan Istvan's media successes with the Transhumanist Party (US political organization). Deku-shrub sought to apply lessons from the Pirate Party with whom he is still informally involved as liason. David Wood, also a co founder, founded the UK based Transpolitica think tank to seek to develop non-partisan transhumanist policy at the same time of the party's founding.

Initial policies were developed firstly from the Wave organisation, then through the Institute for Social Futurism prior to Zoltan's success with the transhumanist party brand.

Prior to its official registration, Alex Karran ran in the 2015 general election as an independent candidate as such it is the first Transhumanist Party to have contested an election.[1]

The party held its first AGM in October 2015 where its first batch of policies were ratified.

The logo of the party was adopted following a vote among members.

Policies

The following statement was agreed by a vote at the party's 2015 AGM:[2]

The Transhumanist Party’s ideological position is known as Social Futurism, which represents the integration of social and technological concerns. We adopt this position as a reminder that our central mission as a Transhumanist political party is to harness technological potential for the benefit of society.

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