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Transhumanism not to be confused, as intended, with transhumance, the semi-nomadic life style of land stewardship in place on the planet for hundreds of thousands of years before Pharoah came up with his bright idea; but, should be confused with the vampirism scribbled into existence by the ritual that created first British corporation and the mechanical bride.
“Who is like the beast? Who can wage war against it?”
Robot sex? Is humanoid machinery clanking together in the garden kinetic sculpture; is it art? Is there a difference between clever and intelligent? Is that art? If everywhere synthetic people, does anyone need the real, garden variety ones? Synthetic people, are the people that can’t survive in the garden without synthetic support systems. Pipes and wires and special central control systems like the ones in your house.
“Transhumanism (abbreviated as H+ or h+) is an international cultural and intellectual movement with an eventual goal of fundamentally transforming the human condition by developing and making widely available technologies to greatly enhance human intellectual, physical, and psychological capacities…”
Some call this meshing of human and machine “the singularity,” but that’s not what I call it. A hive that produces honey, socializes technology development debt and enriches the investor no end is what I call it. Read the rest of this entry »
Magic is the trick we do understand and play on others.
“Al Qaeda-linked militants justified their takeover of a strategic opposition-held town near the Syrian border with Turkey by accusing the Syrian rebels who held it of being pro-democracy traitors who co-operated with Western officials like U.S. Sen. John McCain.
The ousted rebels “have called for democracy … which conflicts with Islamic teachings”
Aside from the fact that it is wrong to associate “the west” with democracy and stupid to fail to observe “the west” has destroyed every democratic republic on the planet over the course of the last one hundred years, the comments of “al Qaeda-linked militants” formerly, we are told, in the employ of the CIA is an interesting one and reminds us of a few historical facts.
You can recall: Read the rest of this entry »
Free trader: “supported opposition in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela – See more at: http://www.boilingfrogspost.com/2014/02/21/what-you-should-know-about-the-ukraine-style-anti-government-protests-in-venezuela/#sthash.WFh1vY91.dpuf