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The Trans-human Techno-utopian Vision  —  This column by Ross Douthat reviews a dialogue in Edge.com with Yuval Harari and Daniel Kahneman about re-engineering human nature: “In terms of ideas, in terms of religions, the most interesting place today in the world is Silicon Valley, not the Middle East.” It’s in Silicon Valley that people are “creating new religions” — techno-utopian, trans-humanist — and it’s those religions “that will take over the world.”  Plainly, here is a tw0-kingdoms piece for classes in science, technology, the humanities, theology, and psychology.

 
 
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