With Robert J. Marks, Dr. Lennox discusses AI’s cousin, transhumanism, its surprising history, and its potentially very dark future.
“For myself, unregenerate humanity is preferable — the flawed and conflicted creatures we are.”
One of the tragic trends in thinking about evolution has been to blur the distinction between humans and animals. History warns us not to regard this lightly.
It is, I believe, a revelation about our scientific culture and particularly about the trust we should place in a “science consensus” that should shake us to our bones.
Against the backdrop of materialist science’s failure, what accounts for the rise of modern determinist mythologies, led by astrology and transhumanism?