Transhumanism is an international intellectual and cultural movement supporting the use of science and technology to improve human mental and physical characteristics and capacities. The movement regards aspects of the human condition, such as disability, suffering, disease, aging, and involuntary death as unnecessary and undesirable. Transhumanists look to biotechnologies and other emerging technologies for these purposes. Dangers, as well as benefits, are also of concern to the transhumanist movement.Basically, transhumanism is to enhance ourselves. Transhumanism is going to be a big thing in the future. In Fringe, there is an alternate universe that is slightly more advanced in some areas, but also less advanced is others. In their universe, they have technolgy that is like transhumanism, where they repair themselves perfectly and rapidly, even after getting caught in an explosion.
Some theorists, such as Raymond Kurzweil, think that the pace of technological innovation is accelerating and that the next 50 years may yield not only radical technological advances but possibly a technological singularity, which may fundamentally change the nature of human beings
Question of the day: How amazing do you guys think transhumanism will be in the future?