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FM-2030, né Fereidoun M. Esfandiary (October 15, 1930–July 8, 2000), was a transhumanist philosopher and futurist who professed "a deep nostalgia for the future." He was the author of one of the seminal works in the transhumanist canon, Are You a Transhuman? . He also wrote a number of works of fiction under his original name F.M. Esfandiary. Many of FM's predictions about social changes from the 1970's through the early 21st Century were remarkably prescient. Esfandiary argued that the inherent dynamic of the modern globalizing civilization would bring such changes about despite the best efforts of conservative elites to enforce traditional beliefs.
- The Day of Sacrifice 1959 available as an eBook
- The Beggar 1965
- Identity Card 1966 (ISBN 0460038435) available as an eBook
- UpWingers: A Futurist Manifesto 1973 (ISBN 0381982432) (pbk.) Available as an eBook ISBN FW00007527 , Publisher: e-reads, Pub. Date: Jan 1973, File Size: 153K
- Telespheres 1977
- Optimism one; the emerging radicalism 1970 (ISBN 0393086119)
- Are You a Transhuman?: Monitoring and Stimulating Your Personal Rate of Growth in a Rapidly Changing World 1989 (ISBN 0446388068).
- "I am a 21st century person who was accidentally launched in the 20th. I have a deep nostalgia for the future."
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