David Pearce is the author of The Hedonistic Imperative (1995), which calls for the use of biotechnology to phase out suffering throughout the living world. In 1998, he co-founded with Nick Bostrom the World Transhumanist Association (H+). Transhumanists believe in using technology to overcome our biological limitations.
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