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Would you consider enhancing yourself through technological means?

I'd be first to sign up!
Sure, if it were safe.
I'd not be amongst the first, but I'm not opposed to the idea.
I'd prefer not to alter my mind and body, thanks.
Transhumanism is a terrible idea - it's unethical/not achievable/dehumanising.

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Offline Neoadept

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Re: Transhumanism
« Reply #195 on: February 23, 2013, 01:53:47 pm »
Nobody in the know seriously thinks the local nuclear plant is going to go critical



My local plant is literally patched with duct tape and being run at 120% capacity despite it being slated for deactivation ten years ago.

I'm an advocate for nuclear energy, and that thing worries me.
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Re: Transhumanism
« Reply #196 on: February 24, 2013, 12:59:00 pm »
Naw, they give 'em to you for free with the delicious cafeteria food.
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Re: Transhumanism
« Reply #197 on: February 24, 2013, 01:00:43 pm »
Nuclear plants don't explode.

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Re: Transhumanism
« Reply #198 on: February 24, 2013, 07:22:47 pm »
They do if you fill them with explosives.

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Re: Transhumanism
« Reply #199 on: February 24, 2013, 11:53:57 pm »
All animals are nuclear.

If their cells didn't have nuclei then they'd be prokaryotes :y
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Re: Transhumanism
« Reply #200 on: February 25, 2013, 08:52:18 am »
Squirrel just went thermonuclear in the back yard.

Now I've got to get alive again.

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Re: Transhumanism
« Reply #201 on: February 28, 2013, 08:23:54 pm »
The space viruses and nanite implants are neat I guess, but how about we talk about something a bit more realistic?

I'm sure you've seen the Google Glass stuff by now.

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v1uyQZNg2vE" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v1uyQZNg2vE</a>

I'm not buying in on the hype yet, and I'm not saying this is transhumanism... yet.  But imagine this tech in a few years or decades.  Could have some very interesting results.

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Re: Transhumanism
« Reply #202 on: February 28, 2013, 10:16:45 pm »
100% useless until someone invents machine translation that actually works.
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Re: Transhumanism
« Reply #203 on: March 01, 2013, 12:32:42 am »
Hey. For the time being Google Translate is good enough to at least get the gist of what something says even if the syntax is all jacked up.
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Re: Transhumanism
« Reply #204 on: March 01, 2013, 05:18:16 am »
Did someone say machine translation?

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Re: Transhumanism
« Reply #205 on: March 01, 2013, 09:06:56 am »
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Re: Transhumanism
« Reply #206 on: March 02, 2013, 05:52:21 am »
Holla, mi papa yo computario de?
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