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Apr 3, 2018

Transhumanism: advances in technology could already put evolution into hyperdrive – but should they?

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Advocates of transhumanism face a similar choice today. One option is to take advantage of the advances in nanotechnologies, genetic engineering and other medical sciences to enhance the biological and mental functioning of human beings (never to go back). The other is to legislate to prevent these artificial changes from becoming an entrenched part of humanity, with all the implied coercive bio-medicine that would entail for the species.


We can either take advantage of advances in technology to enhance human beings (never to go back), or we can legislate to prevent this from happening.

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  • Bennie Beaver on April 3, 2018 8:21 am

    I choose to take advantage of advances in nanotechnologies, genetic engineering and other medical sciences to enhance the biological and mental functioning of human beings.

    I agree with all efforts to prevent images like little 1,2 yr old boy in Africa, on knees, head down dying, with vulture 15ft away, waiting.