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Volume 7, Issue 1 - Summer 2012

The Meme of Altruism and Degrees of Personhood
Amanda Stoel, Freelance Social Project Developer, Netherlands, futurist and member of the Singularity Network, addresses the principles of acting for the sake of others and how those actions apply not only to humans, but all sentient beings from the insect and animal kingdoms to artificial intelligence.
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