By 2050, a completely new type of human will evolve as a result of radical new technology, behaviour, and natural selection.
This is according to Cadell Last, a researcher at the Global Brain Institute, who claims mankind is undergoing a major ‘evolutionary transition’.
In less than four decades, Mr Last claims we will live longer, have children in old age and rely on artificial intelligence to do mundane tasks.
Global Brain Institute?
This shift is so significant, he claims, it is comparable to the change from monkeys to apes, and apes to humans.
‘Your 80 or 100 is going to be so radically different than your grandparents,’ Mr Last says, who believe we will spend much of our time living in virtual reality.
Maybe. Who knows. Come the apocalypse:
‘Global society at the moment is a complete mess,’ he told MailOnline. ‘But in crisis there is opportunity, and in apocalypse there can be metamorphosis.
‘So I think the next system humanity creates will be far more sophisticated, fair, and abundant than our current civilisation.
‘I think our next system will be as different from the modern world, as our contemporary world is from the medieval world.’
Actually, stop wait.
For the most part, mediaeval society in the Western world was way kinder than today’s horrors in the middle east. There really is not much ultimate progress in human affairs. There is only staving off the worse by the better, wherever we happen to live.
Notice, by the way that even though “evolution” is not supposed to have any direction if Darwin is right, we somehow know that this will happen.
And Darwin is right whether it happens or doesn’t, and whether it could happen or couldn’t. It is always that way with a cult.
Prediction: when the house lights come back on, the apocalypse didn’t happen. Same bleary people, like always. But the worldly evil remains.
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