CCR 034: Fear

Basil and Gonz discuss the topic of fear in light of the Halloween season. We live in a society drenched in fear. Most products, ideas, and even entertainment is driven and sold as a product of fear. The guys explore and draw from personal experiences as well as a sociological assessment of culture to address [...]

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CCR 012: Transhumanism, Personhood, and Fear

TRANSHUMANISM, PERSONHOOD, AND FEAR: What do they have in common? Basil and Gonz discuss several articles written on IEET.org (Institute of Ethics & Emerging Technologies). The topics discussed are non-human personhood, animal rights, and fear of technological advancements. LINKS H.R. 3166: http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/BILLS-112hr3166ih/pdf/BILLS-112hr3166ih.pdf Non-Human Personhood: http://ieet.org/index.php/IEET/more/leland20120530 Humanist VIew of Animal Rights: http://ieet.org/index.php/IEET/more/tittle20120603 Technology and Fear: http://ieet.org/index.php/IEET/more/wicks20120529

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