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The following outline provides an overview of and a topical guide to transhumanism , an international intellectual and cultural movement that affirms the possibility and desirability of fundamentally transforming the human condition by developing and making widely available technologies to eliminate aging and to greatly enhance human intellectual, physical and psychological capacities. Survival, or self-preservation, is behavior that ensures the survival of an organism. Humans differ from other animals in that they use technology extensively to improve chances of survival and increase life expectancy. The term transhumanism is largely credited as being coined in by Julian Huxley , a zoologist and prominent humanist. Contemporary advances and innovation in various fields of technology, prior to or early in their diffusion.
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In the book Human purpose and Transhuman potential, Dr. Chu has discussed in deeply philosophical terms humanity's place in the universe in the imminent.
Companies today are strategizing about future investments and technologies such as artificial intelligence, the internet of things, or growth around new business models. To understand this topic , our Visionary Innovation Group looked at three fundamental pillars of humanity and how they will evolve over the coming years: our bodies, our thought, and our behavior.
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