The Meme of Altruism and Degrees of Personhood

  • Amanda Stoel


In this essay I will address 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. That these principles are not only beneficial for a stable society but infact a requirement and hardwired. I will further address extending personhood rights to all sentient beings based on common interests.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Amanda Stoel
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  1. 1.DIY FuturistBussumThe Netherlands

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