By Timothy Leary
Publish 12 months note: First released November 1st 2008
Death is more and more at the schedule for child boomers relocating ever in the direction of it. Timothy Leary brings a few startlingly clean rules to this subject. essentially, he claims, now we have been brainwashed through our associations — govt, prepared faith, the healthcare — to just accept loss of life as an inevitable finish. Leary argues in its place that loss of life is misunderstood, that we don't have to die, and that there are "commonsense alternatives."
His conception rests at the transhumanist procedure that claims people are evolving into religious machines — beings which are half human and half laptop and at last won't die because the time period is often understood. Being geared up with desktop components like bionic knees is a part of this approach. And as we evolve during the cybernetic age, he says, we are going to achieve new knowledge that broadens our definition of non-public immortality and gene-pool survival — the "postbiologic choice of the knowledge species."
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