For Transhumanists, a Dawning Realization
New religions aren’t necessarily founded already knowing that that is what they are destined to become.
Kissinger: A.I. Machines Won’t “Think”
Transhumanists and other anti-human exceptionalists have been arguing of late that artificial-intelligence machines are destined to become so sophisticated that they will become “self-aware.”
Transhumanism: A Wail of Despair in the Night
Transhumanists seek to “seize control of human evolution” by harnessing the naked power of biotech, cyber tech, and computer tech.
Here’s a Recipe for Procreative Anarchy
Artificial sperm offer the transhumanist dream of radical individualistic procreation, baby manufacture, and radical family restructuring.
MSNBC Jumps on the Transhumanist / New-Age Evolutionary Bandwagon
MSNBC loves to promote the view that humans evolved from anthropoid ancestors (see here or here for a couple examples). Now MSNBC has created an online exhibit (and accompanying article) entitled “Before and After Humans” that not only promotes standard views of humans evolution, but also supports transhumanism: the view that humans will evolve into a new, higher species. MSNBC’s “possible futur[e]” for the human species goes something like this: Within one million years, global gene mixing eliminates the races and the “Unihumans” develop a global “monoculture.” That sounds reasonable enough. Next some global catastrophe kills off large portions of humanity, and the “Survivalistians” must adapt to extreme conditions, evolving “night-vision” and “radiation-shielding skin.” If that sounds a little weird, Read More ›