Extropianism is a philosophy of transhumanism that encompasses the Extropian principles in improving the human condition. It was founded in 1989 and incorporated in 1990 as a 501(c)3 non-profit. It established the modern movement of transhumanism through its conferences and publications. While it closed in 2006, for its time frame, it was largely in support of libertarian political values of democracy such as small government, individual rights, liberty, morphological freedom and the Proactionary Principle. However, many of its members were not libertarian and as an international organization encompassed transhumanists of diverse political backgrounds and views. These individuals share the advocacy of individual rights and the reduction of government. The movement's leading advocates include founder Max More.
Members of the Extropian mailing lists would go on to be involved with Bitcoin, encryption and the beginnings of blockchain, future libertarian and transhumanist projects.
Principles: See Extropian principles
Main: Extropy Magazines
Flyer for 'EXTRO 1 - The First Extropy Institute Conference on Transhumanist Thought'
Sunnyvale, California, April 30 - May 1 1994
2001: Reason.com review
The Vital Progress conference was held in response to the latest moves by Leon Kass.
Vital Progress Summit II was scheduled for winter 2005 but never materialised.
ExI Satellite Meeting in 2005, Caracus, Venezuela ended up launching under the TransVision instead which held many successive events.
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