transhumanism

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trans·hu·man·ism

 (trăns-hyo͞o′mə-nĭz′əm, trănz-)
n.
1. A belief that humans should strive to transcend the physical limitations of the mind and body by technological means.
2. A movement of people who espouse such a belief.
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Maybe, but we can get a feeling of what this transhumanistic idea would be like by letting a bulletproof matrix of spidersilk merge with an in vitro human skin," she added.
So how does one connect transhumanistic viewpoints, the habit of consuming micronutrients and implementing other life extension strategies?
The transhumanistic viewpoint considers "restrictive measures (strict regulation of access to high-dose nutraceuticals for the public) only if the potential impact of an activity (harmful effect of a given supplement) has both significant probability and severity.