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‘Brains linked to computers will kill our inner freedom’ – Zizek to RT … – RT

Humans are losing their freedoms, self-identity and free will, Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Zizek has told RT, noting that a recent biohacking experiment by a team from the University of Washington is just another sign of the dawn of a post human era.

A team of scientists from the University of Washington successfully managed to hack into a computer using custom synthesized strands of DNA.

In their study, which is to be presented at 2017 USENIX Security Symposium Thursday, researchers said that it is potentially possible for a molecular code to take over machinery by exploiting weaknesses of gene sequencing software.

We designed and created a synthetic DNA strand that contained malicious computer code encoded in the bases of the DNA strand, researchers from the Paul G Allen school of computer science and engineering at the University of Washington said ahead of their presentation.

When this physical strand was sequenced and processed by the vulnerable program it gave remote control of the computer doing the processing. That is, we were able to remotely exploit and gain full control over a computer using adversarial synthetic DNA.

While the researchers led by Tadayoshi Kohno and Luis Ceze admit that at this point, the threat is only theoretical, Zizek noted the sinister side of this experiment.

The fact that is what possible to break into, to hack a computer through a DNA, means that our identity, determined by DNA is nothing more than just another computer formula, Zizek said.

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Our life, human life, our identity is reduced to a series of formulas. So we are effectively entering some kind of post human universe where everything, our inner most identity can be reduced to a formula.

I would not be afraid of this [particular experiment], thats not necessarily a bad thing, Zizek said, emphasizing that there are a lot of much more disturbing scientific achievements

What I’m afraid of is a possibility of a direct contact-link between our brain, what we are thinking, and a computer network, because there we lose our autonomy.

He warned that soon computers will be able to control the human mind, misleading the individual to believe they are still in control of their thoughts and reality. Under this arrangement, Zizek argues, humans will lose their autonomy and will become indistinguishable from the machines.

What is much more dangerous is… if our brains will be directly linked to computers so we will lose our inner freedom. Even in the worst of Nazism those in power could not control what you are thinking. You can have your inner thoughts… Now with a direct link between our brain and the digital network, we lose our inner freedom, the philosopher said.

In order to avoid machines potentially taking over the human identity, Zizek argues that all research into artificial intelligence has to be made public so that people can decide on the discourse of machine learning.

Make all these procedures, and what is going on, these results as public as possible. No agency which is not transpiring to the public, neither state nor a public corporation should do this outside public knowledge and public control, Zizek told RT.

Corbyns paradoxical victory over Mays politics of scaremongering gives hope Slavoj Zizek to RT

Overall, the philosopher argues that humankind has entered an era of technological domination.

Biology as science is totally integrated into a project of technological domination, manipulation and so on. And this technological use is inscribed into how biology functions today… life itself becomes just a technological process, Zizek said.

But there is still a deeper philosophic problem, which nowadays has growing practical implications, Zizek said. Is our identity fully determined by DNA? Or are we are not just biological automats? Do we have some spiritual freedom and so on?

I think if we are just our DNA. If the interaction of our DNA with environment determines us completely, then yes we should worry. But in a way, we just discovered that we never were free. We were automats [machines] also now but we did not know it. Our freedom was an illusion So are we automats which just can be controlled or is there hope for our freedom?

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More Jacksonville Businesses Might Have To Hang Human … – WJCT NEWS

The Jacksonville City Council is advancing a bill that would add hotels to the list of businesses required to post human-trafficking awareness signs. The councils Neighborhoods Community Service, Public Health and Safety committee approved it Monday morning.

State law requires the signs, which include the phone number for the National Human Trafficking Resource Center hotline, (888) 373-7888, be posted in strip clubs and massage parlors. Under a city ordinance, those businesses can be fined $500 if they dont post the signs.

Human trafficking prosecuting attorney Erin Wolfson said during Mondays meeting, hotels are an important addition.

Right now that is where we get most of our cases from are from hotels, whether theyre along the (Interstate) 95 corridor or out by the airport or at the end of JTB and Baymeadows area, Wolfson said.

Lt. Richard Buoye with Jacksonville Sheriffs Offices Integrity Unit said hotels would have to post the signs in back room areas for their employees to see.

One thing Ive found out is our best cases always come from someone who either lives or works in that area and they know that area and something just isnt right, he said.

City Councilman Tommy Hazouri is sponsoring the bill. Hed planned to also add food service establishments to the list but said it included too many types of businesses like food trucks, and enforcement would be difficult. He said he may seek to add the requirement back for certain restaurants with future legislation.

We might narrow (restaurants) down based on capacity, Hazouri said.

He said hed eventually like to get awareness out to people involved in domestic work like housekeeping and lawn care.

Those are areas where labor trafficking does occur, said Northeast Florida attorney Crystal Freed. Freed, who almost exclusively represents victims of trafficking, said community education is important to address that problem.

Hazouris bill will go before the Rules Committee this week before the full Council has the opportunity to vote on it.

Lindsey Kilbride can be reached at lkilbride@wjct.org, 904-358-6359 or on Twitter at @lindskilbride.

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More Businesses Would Promote Human-Trafficking Awareness Under Jacksonville Bill – WLRN

A Jacksonville City Councilman wants more types of businesses to be required to post human-trafficking awareness signs.

Although a 2015 state law requires the signs in strip clubs and massage parlors, labor trafficking often happens in different types of establishments.

Under a city ordinance, Jacksonville massage parlors and adult entertainment spots can be fined $500 if they dont post signs, printed out online, with trafficking awareness information, including the phone number for the National Human Trafficking Resource Center hotline: 1 (888) 373-7888.

After City Council adopted the policy last year, Councilman Tommy Hazouri has a new bill.

(It) would increase the awareness signage for human trafficking around the city, specifically at businesses that are hotbeds for human trafficking, he said.

The bill adds hotels and restaurants to the list of establishments required to post the signs under state and city laws.

Northeast Florida attorney Crystal Freed, who almost exclusively represents victims of trafficking, agrees with the expansion.

I think its a move in a positive direction because its adding establishments other than the typical venues that you find sex trafficking, Freed said.

She said the original city ordinance ignored restaurant and hotel workers, as well as support staff like maintenance workers, who are targets for labor trafficking.

And Freed said she hopes Hazouris bill isnt the end of the conversation because the community needs better education about how to spot trafficking. Much of it happens in home services, like housekeeping or lawn care, she said.

This March, Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office Lt. Kevin Goff told the City Council that labor trafficking is 10 times harder to investigate than sex trafficking. And though Hazouri is targeting labor trafficking with his hotel signage, Undersheriff Pat Ivey told Council last year that sex trafficking is prevalent in the more than 150 hotels in Jacksonville.

Florida ranks third in the country for the number of human trafficking cases documented by the national resource center database. Last year, the top referrer of callers to the hotline was a Department of the State Know Your Rights pamphlet given to those who get work visas.

Hazouri says hes working out some logistics of his bill, like who would be responsible for monitoring restaurants and whether all of them would have to post the signs. He said hell soon schedule a workshop with other Council members, the state attorney’s office and JSO.

State law already requires the signs be posted in other well-traveled places, including highway rest areas, emergency rooms and airports.

Lindsey Kilbride can be reached at lkilbride@wjct.org, 904-358-6359 or on Twitter at @lindskilbride.

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More Businesses Would Promote Human-Trafficking Awareness Under Jacksonville Bill – WJCT NEWS

A Jacksonville City Councilman wants more types of businesses to be required to post human-trafficking awareness signs.

Although a 2015 state law requires the signs in strip clubs and massage parlors, labor trafficking often happens in different types of establishments.

Under a city ordinance, Jacksonville massage parlors and adult entertainment spots can be fined $500 if they dont post signs, printed out online, with trafficking awareness information, including the phone number for the National Human Trafficking Resource Center hotline: 1 (888) 373-7888.

After City Council adopted the policy last year, Councilman Tommy Hazouri has a new bill.

(It) would increase the awareness signage for human trafficking around the city, specifically at businesses that are hotbeds for human trafficking, he said.

The bill adds hotels and restaurants to the list of establishments required to post the signs under state and city laws.

Northeast Florida attorney Crystal Freed, who almost exclusively represents victims of trafficking, agrees with the expansion.

I think its a move in a positive direction because its adding establishments other than the typical venues that you find sex trafficking, Freed said.

She said the original city ordinance ignored restaurant and hotel workers, as well as support staff like maintenance workers, who are targets for labor trafficking.

And Freed said she hopes Hazouris bill isnt the end of the conversation because the community needs better education about how to spot trafficking. Much of it happens in home services, like housekeeping or lawn care, she said.

This March, Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office Lt. Kevin Goff told the City Council that labor trafficking is 10 times harder to investigate than sex trafficking. And though Hazouri is targeting labor trafficking with his hotel signage, Undersheriff Pat Ivey told Council last year that sex trafficking is prevalent in the more than 150 hotels in Jacksonville.

Florida ranks third in the country for the number of human trafficking cases documented by the national resource center database. Last year, the top referrer of callers to the hotline was a Department of the State Know Your Rights pamphlet given to those who get work visas.

Hazouri says hes working out some logistics of his bill, like who would be responsible for monitoring restaurants and whether all of them would have to post the signs. He said hell soon schedule a workshop with other Council members, the state attorney’s office and JSO.

State law already requires the signs be posted in other well-traveled places, including highway rest areas, emergency rooms and airports.

Lindsey Kilbride can be reached at lkilbride@wjct.org, 904-358-6359 or on Twitter at @lindskilbride.

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MnDOT to post human trafficking awareness messages at state rest areas – Detroit Lakes Online

Human trafficking often involves travel, including the transport of victims from a base of operations to locations of exploitation.

“According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Twin Cities is one of the 13 U.S. cities with a particularly high rate of child prostitution, and Minnesota has the third highest number of human trafficking cases in the nation,” said MnDOT Commissioner Charlie Zelle. “MnDOT’s responsibility for maintaining the quality and safety of multiple modes of transportation, including highways, airports, rail lines, transit systems and commercial vehicles, provides unique opportunities to seeand stophuman trafficking activities..”

Zelle, on behalf of MnDOT’s nearly 5,000 employees, signed a pledge in January 2017 to join Transportation Leaders Against Human Trafficking and make fighting human trafficking a MnDOT priority by developing and sharing resources to inform and empower MnDOT employees as well as the traveling public. Nearly 20 million travelers visit Minnesota rest areas each year.

To learn more about MnDOT’s human trafficking awareness initiative, request training or download posters, visit MnDOT’s website at: mndot.state.mn.us/humantraffickingawareness/index.html.

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MnDOT to Post Human Trafficking Messages at Rest Areas – FOX 21 Online

Minnesota has the third highest number of human trafficking cases in the nation, according to the FBI

ST. PAUL, Minn. The Minnesota Department of Transportation has announced it will be installing posters at 41 rest areas across the state to educate the public about human trafficking.

The posters include guidelines on how to recognize signs of human trafficking and potential victims, and a toll-free hotline to report any suspicious activity.

Human trafficking often involves travel, which includes the transport of victims form a base of operations to locations of exploitation.

According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Twin Cities is one of the 13 U.S. cities with a particularly high rate of child prostitution, and Minnesota has the third highest number of human trafficking cases in the nation, said MnDOT Commissioner Charlie Zelle. MnDOTs responsibility for maintaining the quality and safety of multiple modes of transportation, including highways, airports, rail lines, transit systems, and commercial vehicles, provides unique opportunities to see, and stop, human trafficking.

MnDOT signed a pledge in January 2017 to join Transportation Leaders Against Human Trafficking, to make a stand against human trafficking and work to develop resources to inform the traveling public, as well as its employees on the issues.

To learn more about the initiative visitwww.dot.state.mn.us/humantraffickingawareness/

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MnDOT to post human trafficking awareness messages at state rest … – International Falls Journal

The Minnesota Department of Transportation will begin installing posters in 41 rest areas across the state this week to educate the traveling public about human trafficking and to encourage them to report suspicious activity. The posters include guidelines on how to recognize signs of human trafficking and potential victims and a toll-free hotline to report any suspicious activity.

Human trafficking often involves travel, including the transport of victims from a base of operations to locations of exploitation.

According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Twin Cities is one of the 13 U.S. cities with a particularly high rate of child prostitution, and Minnesota has the third highest number of human trafficking cases in the nation, said MnDOT Commissioner Charlie Zelle. MnDOTs responsibility for maintaining the quality and safety of multiple modes of transportation, including highways, airports, rail lines, transit systems and commercial vehicles, provides unique opportunities to see and stop human trafficking activities..

Zelle, on behalf of MnDOTs nearly 5,000 employees, signed a pledge in January 2017 to join Transportation Leaders Against Human Trafficking and make fighting human trafficking a MnDOT priority by developing and sharing resources to inform and empower MnDOT employees as well as the traveling public. Nearly 20 million travelers visit Minnesota rest areas each year.

If you see signs of human trafficking or are a trafficking victim, resources are available to you. For general trafficking information, to connect with a service provider or to report a tip on potential human trafficking activity, call the National Human Trafficking Resource Center at 1-888-3737-888. Submit a tip on the NHTRC website at https://traffickingresourcecenter.org/report-trafficking.

The National Human Trafficking Resource Center is a national, toll-free hotline available to answer calls in multiple languages from anywhere in the country, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, every day of the year. The NHTRC is not a law enforcement or immigration authority and is operated by a nongovernmental organization funded by the Federal government.

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Grab one of 2,000 Post Human W.A.R beta keys and start playing … – PCGamesN

Humanity has died out and all that’s left on Earth are the mutated animals and household robots we left behind. This is how you’re introduced to the world of Post Human W.A.R, a turn-based strategy game that pits sentient vacuum cleaners against tracksuit monkeys against each other in warfare.

There are, in fact, three different factions – or groups – to choose from in Post Human W.A.R. They’re all battling to decide the fate of the world now that humans have been wiped out. The mutated animals are hoping to destroy everything – they’re pretty angry about the state they’ve been left in – the robots are hoping to protect humanity’s heritage, and finally the monkeys are hoping to pick back up where the humans left off, becoming the new dominant species.

Once you’ve picked which side you’ll serve, you then enter battle with the others, which requires you to pick units and spread them across a honeycomb grid – positioning your fighters to be the most effective is crucial. While fighting, either in single-player or online against strangers, you’ll also need to make use of the environment, as well as react to the enemy’s bluffs – adding a psychological level to the game’s tactics.

If you want to get involved in the beta of Post Human W.A.R right now, you can. Just enter via our widget below and unlock your key.

When you’ve grabbed your code redeem via Steam. Simply click the Add a Game button at the bottom left of the Steam client window, and Activate a Product on Steam. Follow the instructions, download the game, and get playing!

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MnDOT to post human trafficking awareness messages at rest areas – Valley News Live

ST. PAUL, Minn. (Valley News Live) A strong message will soon appear in some Minnesota rest areas. The Minnesota Department of Transportation wants to educate people about the signs of human trafficking.

MNDOT will begin installing posters in 41 rest areas across the state this week to educate the traveling public about human trafficking and to encourage them to report suspicious activity.

The posters include guidelines on how to recognize signs of human trafficking and potential victims and a toll-free hotline to report any suspicious activity.

Human trafficking often involves travel, including the transport of victims from a base of operations to locations of exploitation.

According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Twin Cities is one of the 13 U.S. cities with a particularly high rate of child prostitution, and Minnesota has the third highest number of human trafficking cases in the nation, said MnDOT Commissioner Charlie Zelle.

MnDOTs responsibility for maintaining the quality and safety of multiple modes of transportation, including highways, airports, rail lines, transit systems and commercial vehicles, provides unique opportunities to seeand stophuman trafficking activities..

Zelle, on behalf of MnDOTs nearly 5,000 employees, signed a pledge in January 2017 to join Transportation Leaders Against Human Trafficking and make fighting human trafficking a MnDOT priority by developing and sharing resources to inform and empower MnDOT employees as well as the traveling public. Nearly 20 million travelers visit Minnesota rest areas each year.

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Try Post Human WAR with our Beta Giveaway Turn-based Strategy & Tactics Indie Game – Wccftech

Weve partnered with Playdius Ent, the indie game label by Plug In Digital, to organize a Post Human W.A.R. beta giveaway. This indie title is a turn-based tactical and psychological strategy game, according to the developers at Studio Chahut.

Post Human W.A.R. launched earlier this month on Steam Early Access, but youll be able to get in by picking one of the 500 codes available in the giveaway below. Do note that these codes wont give you access to the full game once the beta is over; the Early Access phase is reportedly going to last two months, which should mean that Post Human W.A.R. is set to release at some point in July.

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At the dawn of our third millennium, mankind went extinct, leaving behind a deeply affected planet Earth. Ferocious mutated animals, household robots converted for warfare, and inventive monkeys in tracksuits battle it out to decide the fate of the human heritage.

Form your armies and set off on an adventure through solo campaigns, or face off against players online! Experience a purely strategy-oriented gameplay with nothing left to chance, and filled with tactical challenges, bluffs and absurd humor.

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Malibu Locals Fight Human Trafficking – Malibu Times

Two Malibu natives are taking very different paths to fight human trafficking an international issue especially relevant in Southern California. State Senator Henry Stern has introduced a bill to help combat the issue, while producer Gary Miller is working hard to raise money to help fight the epidemic.

If all goes according to plan, by April 1, 2018, Malibu hotels, motels, inns, B&Bs and transient lodgings (other than personal residences), as well as those in the rest of California, will be required to post human trafficking hotline numbers that the public or victims can call or text to seek help or report unlawful activity.

Its already been the law in California since 2013 that hotline numbers, which operate 24/7 and are toll-free, must be posted in businesses such as liquor stores and sex shops, transit hubs, emergency rooms and privately owned job recruitment centers.

The notices must be at least 8.5 x 11 and say, If you or someone you know is being forced to engage in any activity and cannot leave whether it is commercial sex, housework, farm work, construction, factory, retail, or restaurant work, or any other activity call or text the National Human Trafficking Resource Center at 1.888.373.7888 or the California Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking (CAST) at 1.888.KEY.2.FRE(EDOM) or 1.888.539.2373 to access help and services. Victims of slavery and human trafficking are protected under U.S. and California law.

Stern, who represents Malibu in Sacramento, is introducing the updated Human Trafficking bill SB 225 in the wake of a major human trafficking sweep in California a few weeks ago that yielded 474 arrests and identified at least 55 survivors.

ABC/7 reported officers from numerous law enforcement agencies rescued 28 children who were being sexually exploited and offered services to 27 adults they said were victims of sex trafficking.

Sterns bill is supported by a coalition of human trafficking groups, including the National Council of Jewish Women CA, the California National Organization for Women, the Coalition to Abolish Slavery & Trafficking (CAST) and Hadassah.

California, and Los Angeles in particular, are on the front lines of the fight against human slavery and trafficking. Thousands suffer in silence, unsure where to turn for help, Stern said in a statement provided by his office. SB 225 will bring us to parity with states like Illinois and Louisiana where hotels and motels have joined the fight.

Our research has shown that hotline posting is tied to increased investigation and prosecution of human trafficking crimes, said Kay Buck, CEO of CAST, in a written statement. Survivors served by CAST have told us that access to a hotline posting couldve made all the difference in finding freedom from their traffickers.

SB 225 was introduced February 2, 2017, and awaits its first committee hearing.

In the meantime, legendary Malibu music producer/composer Miller, who also owns Malibus Loud Wavz Studio, decided enough is enough when it comes to human trafficking especially children and has initiated a huge fundraising effort through his nonprofit organization Rock Against Trafficking. The recipients of fundraising will be several handpicked nonprofits that provide services to victims, including Unlikely Heroes, Operation Underground Railroad and CAST.

Millers list of music production credits include Katy Perry, Andrea Bocelli, Donna Summer, Elton John, Kylie Minogue, Cher and David Bowie, to name a few. It was through his contacts in the music industry that he hit on the idea of producing a fundraising compilation album featuring songs by Sting and The Police performed by various artists.

The album had a soft release just last week at a fundraising reception held at the Sunset Marquis Hotel, and features contributing artists Slash, En Vogue, Carlos Santana, Glenn Hughes, Heart, Andy Fraser, Journey, Beth Hart, Rob Thomas , Ellis Hall, Keb Mo and Dilana.

The mission of Rock Against Trafficking is twofold to raise awareness about the issue of human trafficking and the fact that its happening right here in the U.S., and to provide support services to child victims.

In a phone interview, Miller was very enthusiastic about all the support hes been getting from musical artists across the board so many that he now has corporate sponsors and is planning a world concert tour fundraiser with a variety of talent.

But at the core of it all, Miller is passionate about the cause, citing several horrific examples.

[Human trafficking] is a movement, and its got to be dealt with, he said. Its not one of those things where you can say, Oh, Ive done my part, and then just go on.

For more info, see rockagainsttrafficking.org/home.

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POST HUMAN EXHIBIT CATALOG ESSAY 1992-93 Jeffrey Deitch

POST HUMAN EXHIBIT CATALOG ESSAY 1992-93 Jeffrey Deitch

On most peoples beauty scale, Stacey Stetler would be a 10. A blond, blue-eyed, 5-foot-11 New York model, she has confidently sashayed down the runway for Yves Saint Laurent in Paris and has graced the covers of fashion magazines. But until recently, when Ms. Stetler looked in the mirror she saw less perfection and more flaws. “I was flat-chested,” Ms. StetIer said. “You couldnt tell if I was coming or going. My back protruded almost as much as my front.” Ms. Stetler enhanced her boyish figure by having breast implants. She is not alone.

The New York Times, 6 February 1992, front page

Stories about breast implants, crash diets, and mood drugs have moved from the health and beauty page to the front page. The public has been galvanized by explosive testimony about sexual harassment and by the sensational rape trials of public figures. Questions about the new boundaries of appropriate interpersonal behavior are attracting unprecedented interest. There is a growing sense that we should take control over our bodies and our social circumstances rather than just accepting what we inherited.

Social and scientific trends are converging to shape a new conception of the self, a new construction of what it means to be a human being. The matter-of-fact acceptance of ones “natural” looks and ones “natural” personality is being replaced by a growing sense that it is normal to reinvent oneself. The Freudian model of the “psychological person” is dissolving into a new model that encourages individuals to dispense with the anguished analysis of how subconscious childhood experiences molded their behavior. There is a new sense that one can simply construct the new self that one wants, freed from the constraints of ones past and ones inherited genetic code.

Human evolution may be entering a new phase that Charles Darwin never would have envisioned. The potential of genetic reconstitution may be quickly propelling us beyond Darwinian natural evolution and into a bold realm of artificial evolution. Our society will soon have access to the biotechnology that will allow us to make direct choices about how we want our species to further evolve. This new techno-evolutionary phase will bring us far beyond eugenics. Our childrens generation could very well be the last generation of “pure” humans.

This new sense of ones power to control and, if desired, reconstruct ones body has quickly developed a broad acceptance1 but there is still a significant segment of society that is deeply disturbed by its implications. The bitter debate over abortion rights is an example of how explosive the controversy over the limits of “natural” life will become. The battle over the abortion issue and the outcry over euthanasia and the right to choose suicide may be just the beginning of an enormous social conflict over ones freedom to use the new biotechnology to take greater control over ones body and to enhance the course of ones life.

The issue of using genetic engineering to “improve” the fetus will potentially become much more highly charged than the controversy over abortion. It may not be an exaggeration to say that it will become the most difficult moral and social issue that the human species has ever faced. Genetic engineering is not just another life-enhancing technology like aviation or telecommunications. Its continued development and application may force us to redefine the parameters of life.

Our consciousness of the self will have to undergo a profound change as we continue to embrace the transforming advances in biological and communications technologies. A of the self will inevitably take hold as ever more powerful body-altering techniques become commonplace. As radical plastic surgery computer-chip brain implants and gene-splicing become routine, the former structure of self will no longer correspond to the new structure of the body. A new post-human organization of personality will develop that reflects peoples adaptation to this new technology and its socioeconomic effects.

New approaches to self-realization are generally paralleled by new approaches to art. With each successive transformation of the social environment, great artists have both reflected and helped to define the new personality models that have developed out of societys absorption of technological, political, and social change. Looking back through the history of art, we can see how artists have portrayed the changes in models of self-realization that have accompanied profound changes in the social environment.

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Crysis 3 Walkthrough Gameplay Part 1 – Post Human – (Xbox 360) – Video



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Crysis 3 Walkthrough Gameplay Part 1 – Post Human – (Xbox 360) Crysis 3 Walkthrough Gameplay Part 1 This video includes the 1st part of Crysis 3 that is played on the Xbox 360. Crysis 3 is…

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