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Could an elite class of SUPERHUMANS upgrade their way to immortality?

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Are you ready to become a cyborg? Or get an upgrade on your brain? The super-rich are looking at ways to become superhuman – and you could be left behind.

If you had bad eyesight, would you wear glasses? If you lost a leg, would you get a prosthetic? If one of your organs failed, would you get a transplant?

What about if you wanted 360-degree vision? Would you get an eye implanted in the back of your head?

Humans have been using science and technology to improve their lot in life for centuries – it’s one of the things that sets us apart from the rest of the animals on the planet.

For the most part, these efforts have been constrained by our understanding of the human condition, and what we consider to be “normal” and “natural”.

But what if, rather than just fixing things when they go wrong, we could improve on what nature has given us?

This is the question that drives the intellectual and philosophical movement known as Transhumanism, which has been gathering pace across the globe.

Transhumanists believe that that mankind can evolve beyond its current physical and mental limitations to become “superhuman” and, eventually, immortal. – READ MORE

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