USIA Fellow David Pearce


David Pearce is a Honorary Humanism Advisor of the United Sigma Intelligence Association.

David Pearce is author of The Hedonistic Imperative (1995), which advocates using biotechnology to abolish suffering throughout the living world in favour of gradients of superhuman bliss.

In 1998, Pearce co-founded with Nick Bostrom The World Transhumanist Association, now rebranded as Humanity Plus. Transhumanists urge the use of technology to create a “triple S” civilisation of superhappiness, superlongevity and superintelligence.