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Yale, Peter Singer to Discuss Rights for Non-Humans

What could possibly go wrong?

Transhumanism is not just about transforming humanity. Part of the movement seeks to redefine what it means to be a "person" extending personhood rights to any kind of intelligence, artificial or otherwise. (This, of course, means that humans without a sufficient intelligence, determined by elite minds, would not qualify as persons.) Yale is hosting a conference to discuss non-human personhood. It is called The Personhood Beyond the Human conference and the transhumanist group The Institute of Ethics and Emerging Technologies has the details:
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Mary De Voe said...

I am sure if Singer gets informed consent from the non-human to speak for it, the power of attorney will establish the acknowledgement of the non-human's immortal soul, divinty, free will and intellect. As far as Singer goes it is all a matter of dominance, imposing his (Singer's) will over all of creation. Not with my tax dollars.

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