“We have every reason to believe that genes and environment combine to create the psychological profile that determines our cognition and behavior in each moment. In this narrow sense, we are all products of an unchosen past.”
In the service of an impulse that craves immortality, we have children, develop religious ideas that promise eternal life, and seek the kind of recognition that keeps our names alive long after we die.
This is a synthesis of two Quillette articles: “Writing for Quillette Ended My Theater Project” and “The Transhumanism Revolution”. They were both written by Libby Emmons. Continue reading “Thoughts on “The Transhumanism Revolution””