January 7th, 2006 - Open Knowledge — LiveJournal
Jan. 7th, 2006
04:49 pm - Shall we enhance?
Shall we enhance?
Transhumanism says we're a species in flux
By Elaine Jarvik
Deseret Morning News
Stupidity and sadness, cancer and bad golf scores. In the world
according to transhumanism, these and other human frailties will
eventually go the way of scurvy. Also on the horizon: immortality.
Jessica Berry, Deseret Morning News
The possibilities are either tantalizing or terrifying, depending
on your point of view. Transhumanists embrace a future in which everyone
has the right to live a life beyond current biological limitations.
Their detractors argue that all these radical enhancements will make us
That depends on what you mean by "human," say transhumanists,
whose very name suggests a species in flux.
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