The Singularity Movement, Immortality, and Removing the Ghost in the Machine *LINK*
Activist Post For those who may regard movies such as The Matrix and Ghost in the Shell as mere science fiction, picking up the latest issue of TIME just might shake up these assumptions a bit. Entitled 2045: The Year Man Becomes Immortal, the cover illustration for the February 21 edition portrays a human with a shaved head plugged into the Internet – literally. On the back of this person’s head is an embedded terminal plug for the purpose of connecting with the Internet; the same as Neo in The Matrix or any one of the “cyberized” characters in Ghost in the Shell.
Enter the “Singularity” movement. As defined by TIME, singularity means, “The moment when technological change becomes so rapid and profound, it represents a rupture in the fabric of human history.” This definition will no doubt be an accurate one if Singularitarians (as they are deemed by TIME) have their way.
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