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Would you prefer to be an immortal cyborg rather than a mortal human?

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Would you want immortal life as a cyborg?

Would you give up your right arm for a robotic device that performs better? Think about it.

Transhumanism can mean uploading one’s mind into cyberspace. But some transhumanists hope to slowly morph into “immortal cyborgs” with endlessly replaceable parts.

Five years ago, we were told, we were all turning into cyborgs.

News, “Would you want immortal life as a cyborg?” at Mind Matters News

Further reading:

Transhumanism: Is it a dangerous idea? Some Silicon Valley greats hope to merge with machines to live forever. But what then?

Tech pioneer Ray Kurzweil: We will merge with computers by 2045

Is Ray Kurzweil’s Singularity now nearer—or impossible? In response to Kurzweil’s talk at the COSM Technology Summit, panelists noted that AI achievements are revolutionary in size but limited by their nature in scope

Jay Richards: Kurzweil’s Age of Spiritual Machines is fiction, like Skynet

and

Will we become mere apps of our smart machines?

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Species 8472 resisted quit well. Possibly my favorite alien race in Star TrekAaronS1978
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We’re in new territory here. For all we know resistance may be futile
If all the Borg looked like 7 of 9 I could practically guarantee no resistance whatsoever.;-DSeversky
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+1 for the Star Trek reference “;^)
Live long and prosper.Seversky
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Except that Star Trek proved resistance is NOT futile, of course ET December 8, 2019 at 12:48 pm
Proved? You do know that Star Trek is just a TV show....";^) We're in new territory here. For all we know resistance may be futile. [/ conspiratorial wink]Latemarch
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Except that Star Trek proved resistance is NOT futile, of courseET
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+1 for the Star Trek reference ";^)Latemarch
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Since resistance would be futile, I'm ready to be assimilatedSeversky
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