This is a list of organizations engaged in various
things advanced and frontierish.
(This means grand-scale futurism, philosophy, personal
and social liberation, and advanced technology). I am working hard to make it complete.
Note: I also include a few organizations here which are
strong or extremist or just interesting enough to know; please do not
consider every entry here as my endorsement.
World Future Society
(Greater Boston Chapter) WFS is the largest organization of professional
futurists in the world. While not as visionary as Extropy Institute, it is
engaged in a number of interesting activities. The Boston Chapter Website
has many links of futurist interest.
Edge Foundation - except for the Clock, has some interesting people and projects
The Leri Institute for Much Higher Learning, founded in early 1998,
presents the results of its various studies in metaphilosophy, aesthetic
mindwarping, and of course, transtemporal experience (among other
MENSA Your IQ should be higher than that of 98% of American population.
This requirement makes MENSA one of the easiest groups on this list to join.
Still, it has a number of interesting activities and interest groups.