Transhumanism and Its Critics

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Although I see no reason to think that transhumanists are unaware of the trite truths about technology, any who actually are surely need a reality check.

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Transhumanists assume that progress is inherent in nature and culture. The direction is set; the task of transhumanist technology is to increase the speed forward.

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The prospect of posthumanity is feared for at least two reasons. One is that the state of being posthuman might in itself be degrading. Another is that posthumans might pose a threat to “ordinary” humans.

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Exploring the compatibility of the transhumanist project with the major world faiths.

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I want to argue that it is possible to look at transhumanism as a truly religious endeavor.

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“The Singularity” will be a new threshold in evolution, a tipping-point when “trans-biological” and “post-biological” civilization takes off.

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