All Blog Posts Tagged 'Asimov' (3)

Transhumanism is Atheist

Transhumanism is not related with any religion category as polytheist, monotheist, or non-theist. Religion is not the problem of metahumanism.

 

The religion is the problem of the human being category.

 

Metahumanism (whether as transhumanism or posthumanism) is meta-human the same as in the other conceptual areas.

 

Metahumanism category do not have to be busy of human beings’ problems. It is human beings’ problem.

 

Human beings will…

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Added by Reha ULKU on December 17, 2011 at 2:06am — No Comments

Thanksgiving

There are many things of which a wise man might wish to be ignorant. There is truth in the old saw about ignorance being bliss. Yet, one cannot unring a bell. Once the silence has been shattered by the clanging, the echos resound forever...or until Alzheimer's. Prepare for a cacophony.

There are many things for which I'm thankful, and I have no problem saying so...even directly to the people to whom and for whom I am thankful. But this alleged holiday, like all the others, really pisses me…

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Added by El Solo Lobo on November 23, 2010 at 2:55pm — 5 Comments

The Last Question

I was just reminded of Robert Heinlein and his stories about a theocratic dictatorship in a future U.S., which got me to thinking about all those other writers from the so-called "golden age" of science fiction. Then I noticed a discussion elsewhere regarding the discovery of exo-planets. Then somehow Isaac Asimov's wonderful short story "The Last Question" came to mind. Considering it was written in 1956, one can forgive the portrayal of Multivac and the rather erroneous conjecture about the… Continue

Added by david perry on October 28, 2010 at 9:09pm — 1 Comment

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