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This kritik was mentioned on the kritik list and I would like to know the thesis and what literature I should read to write this.

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http://www.philosophybro.com/2011/06/mailbag-monday-transhumanism-and.html?m=1

 

I know a few people who ran transhumanism in NJFL last year about the singularity so you could look that up.

 

Ctrl F transhumanism in this article

http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/it-moral-values/

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http://www.philosophybro.com/2011/06/mailbag-monday-transhumanism-and.html?m=1

 

I know a few people who ran transhumanism in NJFL last year about the singularity so you could look that up.

 

Ctrl F transhumanism in this article

http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/it-moral-values/

 

I judged a round at NJFL with that AI singularity affirmative. I ended up voting for this hip hop counter methodology because the affirmative was completely unresponsive to their debate community arguments and fiat illusory arguments. I then, after giving my rfd, was chewed out by the mother of the affirmative team for not voting for her kids because the girls on the negative were cheating. Good times, lol. 

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The big authors for singularity-type arguments should include Ray Kurzweil, John von Neumann, and Eliezer Yudkowsky.  I wouldn't even call Bostrom that important of an author for singularity issues.  Yeah, he's done some philosophy on transhumanism, but as the true singularity proponents argue, the singularity is going to happen whether we want it to or not, so debating the ethics of it happening is pointless.  Dealing with it happening and making it happen in a way that helps us is where we should be focusing our efforts.  Bostrom is just an irrelevant sideshow.

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I judged a round at NJFL with that AI singularity affirmative. I ended up voting for this hip hop counter methodology because the affirmative was completely unresponsive to their debate community arguments and fiat illusory arguments. I then, after giving my rfd, was chewed out by the mother of the affirmative team for not voting for her kids because the girls on the negative were cheating. Good times, lol. 

 

Was that in octafinals? I think my partner was on that panel, and I was judging another debate that round. It was a surprisingly good round, I'd never seen middle school debate before.

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This doesn't really link to anything.

There's Marxism links, fear of tech links, and it's a turn to Dedev and anthro

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There's Marxism links, fear of tech links, and it's a turn to Dedev and anthro

There are also post-modernism links. Transhum is essentially an impact to "positivism good". So it can be read as an add-on against any hermeneutic/interpretivist Ks.

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^ yep. Which incidentally also makes post-modern kritiks an impact turn to transhumanism as well

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