THE OLDEST lie in the Book is “ye shall be as gods.” And the fallen realm keeps using it because it continues to work Sheila Zilinsky joins us to discuss her new book, Technogeddon. She explains how technology is being used in the pursuit of immortality, and how it threatens to redefine what it means to be human.
Transhumanist Party presidential candidate Zoltan Istvan suggests that the 85% of the world who believe in life after death are a major obstacle to attaining immortality. He feels that we “deathists” are so eager to reach our eternal reward that we will resist a technological upgrade, and that we will consider transhumanism a blasphemous desire to become gods.
Probably right on both counts.