Not zero-sum

Happiness, intelligence and longevity are not zero-sum games. If someone becomes smarter, more compassionate and driven to success in a holistic way, we all benefit.

Sadly, a lot of the commentary on transhumanist technologies by the media and mainstream outlets tends to focus on the idea of fairness using a purely zero-sum framework.

“Is it unfair if students use tDCS to improve performance?” should be replaced by “how can tDCS be applied to improve people’s intellectual development in a way that benefits us all?”

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