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Harald Jezek

Owner, Nuada beauty+wellness


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Transhumanism: dangerous or visionary ?

Transhumanism is a loosely defined movement promoting the interdisciplinary approach to understanding the opportunities for enhancing the human condition and the human organism through technological means.


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    Dec 8 2013: As I see it, the ultimate goal is eternal life. When we can build a computer more powerful than the human brain we can transfer the software from a human to a machine. Combine this with robotic technology & you have eternal life.
    All very well but where do we put the cntr/alt/del button. I think John MacInrow said it best. ... .... .. .......

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      Dec 9 2013: Peter, no actual that's not the ultimate goal, although for some transhumanists it might be.
      The ultimate goal is improving our condition through technological advance, which includes the use of genetic modification, nano technology etc.

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