The Posthuman Future

Jun 19

Supersize Me

In WALL-E, co-writer and director Andrew Stanton offers a vision of human beings so cosseted by technology as to have lost their humanity. Must we struggle for survival to be human? Must we die to give life meaning? Or are these notions of what makes us human bad poetry, based on longstanding prejudices due for an update?

These are just some of the questions prompted by reading Harari and watching WALL-E, questions that touch on the end of Nature, the end of the Human, and even atheism and the end of God. In the comments below, pose a question for us to discuss in our forum on Friday.

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