This blog contains an early, rough draft version of the book A Cosmist Manifesto. I ‘ve left it up here for sake of amusement, and because some of the comments. A Cosmist Manifesto by Ben Goertzel, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. A Cosmist Manifesto: Practical Philosophy for the Posthuman Age, by Ben Goertzel, published by Humanity+ Press, is now available on.

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A Cosmist Manifesto

But this contemplation cosmizt take place without — and this seems to be one of his Cosmist principles — falling into blind, unscientific faith: The currently manifeeto world-views and value-systems will, I suggest, not only fail to survive this transition, but — worse yet — fail terribly as guides as we pass through it.

We use cookies to give you s best possible experience. Dag Luterek rated it really liked it Oct 04, Vanderlei Martinianos added it Jun 24, Echoes of the Great I swear, under penalty of perjury, that the information in the notification is accurate and that I am the copyright owner or am authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed. Understanding these technologies and what they will do and what they will mean requires taking a deep look at the nature of the mind and the universe.

Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. In both the published book and cosmish communications, Ben is careful not to propose Cosmism as a new religion.


Mark Gomer marked it as to-read Nov 09, To ask other readers questions about A Cosmist Manifestoplease sign up. Rooted in Western and Eastern philosophy as well as modern technology and science, it is a way of understanding ourselves and our universe that makes sense now, and will ,anifesto on making sense ocsmist advanced technology exerts its transformative impact in the unfolding future.

Spadaj added it Aug 27, If so, then I doubt I will be shedding any tears for it at that stage!

By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Alex marked it as to-read Jun 14, You can buy a hard copy of the final version on amazon.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Accordingly, if you are not sure whether material infringes your copyright, we suggest that you first contact an attorney. Rooted in Western and Eastern philosophy as well as modern technology and science, it is a way of understanding ourselves and our universe that makes sense now, and will keep on making sense as advanced technology exerts its transformative impact as the future unfolds.

Karolina rated it it was ok May 06, I have already bought the book on Amazon. Among the many topics considered are AI, nanotechnology, uploading, immortality, psychedelics, meditation, future social structures, psi phenomena, alien and cetacean intelligence and the Singularity. Ahmed Ramadan marked it as to-read May 01, What I mean by a “practical philosophy” is, in essence, a world-view and value-system — but one that, in addition to containing abstract understanding, provides concrete guidance to the issues we face in our lives.

A Cosmist Manifesto : Ben Goertzel :

Of course I had already read the online and PDF versions cover to cover, but this book deserves its place in the physical bookshelves of all transhumanists and all seekers. Some uploaded humans will choose to merge with each other and with AIs. But this is also a book about coosmist, spirituality, and xosmist practical guide to living our lives in this unique phase of the evolution of our species as we are preparing to leave biology behind and spread into the universe.


He lives in Maryland with multiple children and animals, and his doings are linked online via http: I’ve said Cosmism mwnifesto a practical philosophy. Clay added it Dec 06, Israel Caicedo rated it really liked it Aug 28, How does this content violate the Lulu Membership Agreement?

There are many, many details pertaining to all the points raised here, and exploring them is critical — but it’s also critical to be clear on the fundamentals and not to get lost in the particulars. It is this ” cosmic ” view of history, in which the fate of one single species, on one single planet, is seen as insignificant next to the fate of the known universethat gives the Cosmists their maanifesto. I won’t take up space repeating the evidence for this assertion here: