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God is so high and removed from His creation, a Muslim must believe that there is no visible, comprehensible, direct way He can speak to men or associate with men in any possible way. Aubrey de Grey, a transhumanist, has proposed a number of treatments for aging. Obviously, freedom as the definition of a man does not depend upon others, but as soon as there is a commitment, I am obliged to will the liberty of others at the same time as my own. Of all the great communities and movements, the American Transcendentalists might be the first to have an intentional, chronicled starting date: September 8, 1836, when a group of prominent New England intellectuals led by poet-philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson met at the Transcendental Club in Boston.

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