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A belief system which rejects modern forms of immortality such as life extension and backup technology.

Many metamortalists believe that the written, spoken, sung and otherwise transmitted culture(s) that they belong to constitute a superindividual or metaindividual which is potentially immortal and possibly even conscious.

For this reason they often utilise all available media and recording technology to ensure the postulated metaindividual is as complete as possible, by permanently recording their own culture, thoughts and experiences in great detail. The creation of fine art of various kinds is very important to metamortalists, and detailed lifelogging is widespread

(mainly found in the Sophic League, Communion of Worlds, Terragen Federation)
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Text by Steve Bowers
Initially published on 06 December 2002.