THE TRANSHUMANIST PARTY SUPPORTS BITCOIN: ZOLTAN ISTVAN RUNNING FOR PRESIDENT
The Transhumanist candidate for President knows that he isn’t going to win in 2016, or at least he’s pretty sure. The party was only founded six months ago, so winning the top office in the land isn’t necessarily the goal at this point. CCN spoke toZoltan Istvan, a Californian who once sailed the open seas for seven years, via Skype one night recently. We talked about Bitcoin, politics, and, most interestingly, Transhumanism, or, according to Wikipedia:
… an international cultural and intellectual movement with an eventual goal of fundamentally transforming the human condition by developing and making widely available technologies to greatly enhance human intellectual, physical, and psychological capacities.
Zoltan Istvan started out as a philosophy major. He’s been a freelance journalist for years, writing for such publications as Vice. He is the author of the novel The Transhumanist Wager. About Bitcoin, he says:
This post was published at Crypto Coins News on 05/05/2015.