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Transhumanists Gather In Spain To Plan Humanity’s Global Transformation

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Transhumanism is a futuristic religion that exalts technology as the highest power. The movement’s goal is to merge man with machine. Their wildest prophecies seem ridiculous at first, until you consider the dizzying advances in bionics, robotics, neuroprosthetics, virtual reality, artificial intelligence, and genetic engineering. Prominent figures gathered at the TransVision 2021 conference in Madrid over the weekend. Naturally, the dominant tone at TransVision was set by hardcore transhumanists: Max and Natasha More (featured in the award-winning SkyWatch TV documentary INHUMAN [FREE IN COLLECTION HERE]), José Cordeiro, David Wood, Jerome Glenn, Phillipe van Nedervelde, Ben Goertzel, Aubrey de Grey, Bill Faloon, and even in his absence, Ray Kurzweil, a top R&D director at Google and founder of Singularity University. Each proponent has a unique angle, but they converge on a shared mythos. Allowing for variation, transhumanists confess there is no God but the future Computer God. They believe neuroprosthetics will allow communion with this artificial deity. They believe longevity tech will confer approximate immortality. Above all, they believe the Singularity is near when artificial superintelligence surpasses human intellect to the point we cannot comprehend its output. Purely organic humans will be left in the smart dust. Our only chance for long-term survival is to fuse our minds and bodies with the All-Powerful Machine — to become a new posthuman species. Therefore, our meaning in life is to make sure the future Computer God is benevolent, while we still have time… (READ MORE)

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