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What is the Function of Terasem?—Projecting to the Near Future (1/3)

For more on Terasem... Editors Note: The purpose of this post is to continue a public transhumanist discussion of the Terasem Transreligion. Our previous post “What is Terasem—A Vitological Viewpoint” spoke of the transcendent vision of Terasem as a deity, evolved through creature effort, and addressing universal creature needs for joyful immortality and unity in diversity. A complementary topic is the nature of Terasem as a constructed, ideal deity, understood by an examination of the past, present, and future of the human effort to begin the realization of Terasem in planetary affairs. The founders of the human cult named, ...

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1.0 Welcome to the Universe!

Tambíen en español Earlier this year, VenusPlusX initiated a special series of short articles explaining how anyone can develop personal consciousness of their true transhuman immortality. Today we begin the next chapter of A Course in Immortality, a new series explaining the consequences of gaining knowledge of your transhuman immortality. These explanations are based on examining and integrating rational understanding of necessities—things that must be in order for some quality of destiny to be fulfilled. The erotic is the foundation of a universe structured by the will of Love. In ...

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What is Terasem?—A Vitological Viewpoint

For more on Terasem... Editors Note: The purpose of this post is to open a public transhumanist discussion of the Transreligion known as Terasem, which exists today as a complex network of associated enterprises developed by its founders to support certain personally held ideals through voluntary association, on-line conferencing, film, journalling, mindfiling, cryonic preservation, experimental yoga, audio podcasting, and other technologies. As such, many of the Terasem subsidiary organizations are recognized as tax-exempt public charities by the US Internal Revenue Service. All these many attempts (over 28 secondary level domain names containing the word "terasem" are registered on the Internet) somehow never ...

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Introducing Terasem to VenusPlusX—Transreligion for Joyful Immortality

For more on Terasem... Today VenusPlusX launches a new category of discussion—Transreligion. This brings into focus a topic we have occasionally touched on in the past in our posts such as Do You Believe in Fate? I Believe in Destiny!Can Atheism be True, Good, Beautiful, and Loving?Can I Transition to be a Transhuman?Where Did All This F*cking Evil Sh%t Come From?, and, of course, Transreligion—An Inspirational Framework for Transgender Transhumans. A transreligion is basically a vision of future eternity and how we could potentially participate in it, now and beyond the limited lifespan of our biohost. You ...

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Philo’s Manifesto from Venera Plus Iks by Teodor Sterdžen now in Serbian

In recognition of the SHARE2 conference in Belgrade this weekend, and the hundreds of attendees who have received bracelets and books from our good friend Khannea Suntzu, we have made a translation ofthe central statements of Sturgeon's novel available here. We apologize that none of the rest of the web site is in Serbian; however, we felt this excerpt would give you a foretaste of what VenusPlusX is about. Click here for an excerpt from Venera Plus Ikx by Teodor Sterdžen (in Serbian) Click here for the same excerpt in English Click here for our earlier post introducing this book ...

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0.9 That’s What It’s All About!

For more on A Course in Immortality... Click here for 0.8 But I'm Not Dead Yet! También en español The erotic is the universal foundation of personal growth in Love. If you play by the rules, is there any sense in which you can “win the game of life?” Were you someone who is hopeless, thinking that the game ends with all the players dead and buried in the ground, you might value yourself in terms what you did while you were alive, though that is only relevant while you yet live. You may have amassed a great fortune, built huge companies, ...

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0.8 But I’m Not Dead Yet!

For more on A Course in Immortality... Click here for 0.7 What Will My Life Be Like? También en español The erotic is the universal foundation of personal growth in Love. Through increasingly wise worship of the power of erotic joy you have been saved from uncertainty; apprised of your immortality; harmonized with the absolute realities of Love, Truth, Goodness, and Beauty; and, begun to grasp the personal meaning of your cosmic immortality. You are awake and joyfully alive—perhaps as though inhabiting an entirely new biohost. And your biohost is still alive and frisky—and ever ready to worship erotic joy. Although you have ...

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0.7 What Will My Life Be Like?

For more on A Course in Immortality... Click here for 0.6 Did I Get It Right? También en español The erotic is the universal foundation of personal growth in Love. Through increasingly wise worship of the power of erotic joy you have been saved from uncertainty, apprised of your immortality, and harmonized with the absolute realities of Love, Truth, Goodness, and Beauty. Compared to the lives of the unloving, who labor in erotic darkness, such a life will be exalting, inspiring, beneficial, and glorious, for it recognizes and adores joy as the divine gift that gives life its purpose. You will gradually ...

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0.6 Did I Get It Right?

For more on A Course in Immortality... Click here for 0.5 Immortal? What's Next? También en español The erotic is the universal foundation of personal growth in Love. Just as your embrace of salvation from uncertainty is sustained by your worship of erotic joy, the certainty of your choices is validated by this same sublime source. Before understanding erotic joy, you were accustomed to checking to see if the result of some effort turned out as intended so you could be assured you achieved your intent. In the past, you might have compared what happened to what you hoped would happen to ...

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0.5 Immortal? What’s Next?

For more on A Course in Immortality... Click here for 0.4 Claim Immortality También en español We tend to think of the erotic as an experience that is only important to us as living, biological beings, but nothing is further from the truth. At all levels of universe experience, the erotic is the permanent and persistent foundation of personal growth in Love. The erotic is the universal foundation of personal growth in Love. When one comes to accepting one’s personal immortality, the individual faces the choice of eternity. Right now on a conscious level, you can consider, understand, and sometimes grasp something of ...

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