Cryonics Underground

Gennady Stolyarov II - Transhumanism, a Philosophy for the Future

September 28, 2021 Max Marty & Daniel Walters Episode 14
Cryonics Underground
Gennady Stolyarov II - Transhumanism, a Philosophy for the Future
Show Notes

Gennady Stolyarov II (G. Stolyarov II) became the second Chairman in the history of the Transhumanist Party in November 2016. Mr. Stolyarov is an actuary,  independent philosophical essayist, science-fiction novelist, poet, amateur mathematician, composer, and Editor-in-Chief of The Rational Argumentator, a magazine championing the principles of reason, rights, and progress. Mr. Stolyarov regularly produces YouTube Videos discussing life extension, politics, philosophy, and related subjects.

In December 2013, Mr. Stolyarov published Death is Wrong, an ambitious children’s book on life extension. Death is Wrong can be found on Amazon in paperback and Kindle formats, and can also be freely downloaded in PDF format in the English, Russian, French, Spanish, and Portuguese languages.

Mr. Stolyarov is the current chairman of the US Transhumanist Party and Chief Executive of the Nevada Transhumanist Party, established in August 2015.

In today's episode we discuss: 

  • What is Transhumanism, and what does it have to do with Cryonics?
  • The history of Transhumanism as a philosophical movement and as a political party.
  • Gennady's personal journey towards Transhumanism.
  • The political structure and political goals of the Transhumanist Party.
  • Big umbrella vs small umbrella party politics and other political strategy.
  • How Cryonics fits into the Transhumanist platform.

And much more...

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[Note, there are two small audio glitches at 25:00 to 26:00.]