November 06, 2014 at 03:22PM

Popular media has jumped onto the Transhumanism/Singularity bandwagon. Is this just Sci-Fi, or is this prepping? I leave you with that question…

Don't Die!

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There’s something very attractive and beautiful about a person who has a strong will to live. Having a strong survival instinct, I think, is the core of what it means to be a human and people who do not have this “fighting spirit” just seem less than what they should be. How can someone not be bothered at all by the prospect of eternal oblivion? To accept death and non-existence for oneself seems so… What’s a good word for that? Sheepish? Docile? Apathetic? Weak? Dare I say it — SUICIDAL?

The slogan on the image is from the upcoming movie “Ex Machina”.
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The phrase “Ex Machina” is a portion of the Latin phrase “Deus Ex Machina” which means “God from the machine”. This phrase reminds me of the transhumanist idea of creating God, which I very…

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