Tag Archives: Transhumanist Party

ATPR Exclusive: Interview With Transhumanist Party Presidential Candidate Zoltan Istvan

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The following interview with Transhumanist Party presidential candidate Zoltan Istvan was conducted by ATPR editor Adam Seaman and published on ATPR on August 16th, 2016:

1. Q: I love your platform. It is different, it is futuristic, it’s trailblazing. You want to explore space and by that I don’t mean what were doing now, you want to do much, much more.Read more ...

Zoltan Istvan, Transhumanist Party presidential candidate, says he will likely come in 5th place in election

American Third Party Report: From an email sent by Transhumanist Party presidential candidate Zoltan Istvan to ATPR  yesterday (video below is from July 26th, 2016 – 6 minutes):

I am likely to get 5th overall in the US Elections, accoring to reports and media. We were recently at both the RNC and DNC.

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Transhumanist Party Candidate Zoltan Istvan Touts McAfee for Libertarian Nomination

When John McAfee declared his candidacy for President of the United States last September, he did so on the notional ticket of a new “Cyber Party.” In December, he chose instead to seek the Libertarian Party‘s 2016 presidential nomination.

Last Friday, another putative “new party” candidate — Zoltan Istvan, who declared himself a “Transhumanist Party” candidate for the presidency in 2014 — recommended, in a column for The Huffington Post, “To Grow Third-Party Politics in America, Make John McAfee the Libertarian Party Nominee”:

The good news for America is that the Libertarian Party will probably be on all 50 state ballots, meaning it’s possible that the Libertarian Party presidential candidate could significantly alter the outcome of the elections.

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Zoltan Istvan: I Visited One of the Largest Megachurches in the US as an Atheist Transhumanist Presidential Candidate — Here’s What Happened

From Zoltan Istvan at Tech Insider:

As part of my 2016 US Presidential campaign representing the transhumanist party, I’ve spent much of the last month in America’s highly religious South, traversing the Bible Belt and spreading the news that soon radical science and technology will overcome biological death.

My coffin-shaped bus recently made a visit to Alabama’s Church of the Highlands.… Read more ...

Presidential Candidate Suggests Microchips for Syrian Refugees

From Eric Mack at CNET:

The question of allowing Syrian refugees in to the United States has created a political firestorm in the wake of the terrorist attacks in Paris and one Presidential candidate proposes a novel, high-tech solution, but it’s also likely to make plenty of Americans uncomfortable.

Transhumanist Party candidate Zoltan Istvan suggests that small microchips could be implanted under the skin of Syrian refugees as part of the process of admitting them into the United States or other countries around the world.… Read more ...

Gennady Stolyarov II: Why Transhumanists Should Not Endorse the Two-Party Political System

From Nevada Transhumanist Party Chief Executive Gennady Stolyarov II at The Rational Argumentator:

“Nothing can bring you peace but yourself. Nothing can bring you peace but the triumph of principles.”

~ Ralph Waldo Emerson, Self-Reliance

Extensive discussions have recently occurred in transhumanist circles on the desirable strategies, tactics, and directions for transhumanist political activity in the United States.… Read more ...

Transhumanist Party Affiliate Registered in Nevada

From the Rational Argumentator blog:

The Nevada Transhumanist Party was officially registered with the Nevada Secretary of State on August 31, 2015. You can filed the official filed copy of the Constitution and Bylaws here.

You can send all inquiries regarding the Nevada Transhumanist Party, membership possibilities, and activities to Mr.… Read more ...

Cryptocoins News Article on Zoltan Istvan and the Transhumanist Party

Cryptocoins News recently ran this article on presidential candidate Zoltan Istvan and the newly-created Transhumanist Party. Given the site’s focus, CCN specifically asked Istvan about his and the party’s thoughts on bitcoin. Istvan responded:

Basically, I’d say most Transhumanists support cryptocurrencies and Bitcoin and new technologies that are coming that way.

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Zoltan Istvan: Transhumanist Party Scientists Frown on Talk of Genetic Engineering Moratorium

From Transhumanist Party presidential candidate Zoltan Istvan at the Huffington Post:

A wave of ethical discussions and admonitions recently appeared after Chinese scientists reported successfully editing an embryo’s DNA. Many large media outlets interviewed scientists around the globe who chimed in on the ethical implications of the science, which ultimately could lead to designer babies.… Read more ...

BioEdge Interview with Transhumanist Presidential Candidate Zoltan Istvan

From Xavier Symons at BioEdge:

Zoltan Istvan is an American writer, futurist and philosopher. He is also perhaps the best-known proponent of transhumanism movement. He spoke with BioEdge earlier this week.

Q. The latest news in transhumanist circles, I gather, is that you will be running for President of the United States in 2016.… Read more ...

Zoltan Istvan to Run for President as Candidate of the Transhumanist Party

Writer & philosopher Zoltan Istvan has announced that he is running for President in 2016 as the candidate of the new Transhumanist Party, which he founded this year. Istvan made the announcement in a Huffington Post article entitled Should a Transhumanist Run for US President? From the announcement:

I’m in the very early stages of preparing a campaign to try to run in the 2016 election for US President.

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