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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 18 2013: Look at it this way.
    The evolution of nature created man.
    The evolution of men created culture.
    The evolution of culture created technology.
    The evolution of technology creates something new.

    In total it is the evolution of self-awareness from consciousness.
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      Jun 18 2013: I know I am only a caterpillar ;-) who can read :) and write :) and at the end of the day there isn’t much hope for me becoming human......but.......as I do push myself to evolve also,
      I would appreciate it when you would instead use the word human :-) ♥ in your insightful writing.
      • Jun 18 2013: 'Hu' - breath of god, 'man' -mind ( or hand ) in Sanskrit.
        As far as i understand ' Hu' is the degree of our awareness of our ' Hu '
        No religion required :)
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          Jun 18 2013: " ' Hu' ' man' = Degree of Awareness Mind

          huh!....I am liking Sanskrit:)
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        Jun 19 2013: Nothing can destroy us, says Vedas.
        Om Bhur Buvaha Suvaha
        Thath Savithur Varenyam
        Bhargo Devasya Dheemahi
        Dhiyo Yonaha Prachodayath
        which means:
        I am that vivifying power, love, radiant illumination, and
        divine grace of universal intelligence.
        We pray for the divine light to illumine our minds.

        The ancient Aryans went to the extent that man was called 'Amritasya Putrah' (Son of the immortal) in Svetasvatara Upanishad.
        I am happy that you like Sanskrit. :)
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          Jun 28 2013: ....I give thanks...
          to "a benevolent arrangement of things,
          the greater part of life is sunshine"
          showing up always in form of the friend
          always and forever on time...

          ... liking Sanskrit a lot :)
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        Jun 19 2013: To be a writing, reading caterpillar is very special, Juliette.
        More special than a walking, talking human being.
        However, to be or not to be, that's the question, for everything is evolving and doesn't pause at any state.
    • Jun 18 2013: I don't know how true it is, but it's the way i look at it :)

      Hi, Frans !!!
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        Jun 19 2013: Hi, Natasha
        Could it be a little bit true?
        Never anything put into words can be true for truth is the limit of what you can see about that is.
        And words are limited to what we all can think.
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      Jun 21 2013: .
      "The evolution of technology creates" invalid (harmful) happiness,
      which creates humankind self-extinction, too!

      (from Be Happy Validly!)

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