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Ahmed Ben Yaghlane

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Does evolution destroy us?

Evolution occurs when a mutation is beneficial to survival right? Well with us humans, we have civilizations and surviving in our time means being educated and getting a job and making money. Well could the next stage of our evolution be us merging with technology to make us more efficient? Or on a scarier thought, could we create computers and robots that surpass us, take us all out, and those robots continuously build more robots that surpass the last in an exponential growth of inteligence?Could that be the future of human evolution?

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    Jun 21 2013: It is only a matter of evolution, it is not that we are destined to an apocalypse made ​​by machines, it's just that we're going to be something more, but like all change scare is normal that we ask these questions, what we really need to do is pay attention to everything that is around us and contribute to change.

    I am one who believes that we are crossing a line to the future of what we will be
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      Jun 26 2013: "World War Z!" The Zombie Apocalypse is upon us!

      OK . . . well, Zombies are fiction. But nuclear weapons are not. A Nuclear Apocalypse is still a very real possibility.

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