Publisher: Joshua Press (July 1, 2014)
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Transhumanism is a becoming philosophical circulation between top company leaders, scientists, artists, politicians and futurists. they suspect that the way forward for humanity lies in a post-human global. In turning into God, David Herbert lines the philosophic and medical roots of this move, throughout the alterations introduced with The Enlightenment, the Victorian period, spiritual humanism and secular humanism, resulting in the increase of transhumanism. Profiling the foremost international figures during this movement-Ray Kurzweil, Aubrey de gray, Kevin Warwick, Natasha Vita-More, Nigel Ackland, FM-2030, and others-he explores their perspectives, either universal and precise, on facets of transhumanist philosophy. because the sunrise of time, humankind has wanted to be immortal-to "be like God." This publication unearths how altering worldviews, advancing applied sciences, entrenched clinical ideals and swiftly increasing biotechnologies have led a few to think that immortality is at the horizon. Shunning demise and affliction, transhumanists are pursuing a destiny without those realities and think humankind is at the cusp of immortality-a pivotal second they name the "Singularity." Having analyzed and researched this move, Dr. Herbert indicates how the Christian's wish of immortality is the resurrection, a foundational biblical truth-and person who appears to be like to a brand new, imperishable, excellent and robust physique to come back whilst Christ returns. The Christian view of the physique (made in God's image), ailment and loss of life (the result of residing in a sinful global) glance to a destiny resurrection, the place believers can be given ideal, immortal our bodies, once again united to their souls and spirits. The Christian's wish isn't for immortality in this earth yet within the new heavens and new earth.