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originally posted by: snowspirit
originally posted by: John_Rodger_Cornman
Could we put cyborgs on Mars and Venus that can survive the harsh environments and help us terrestrialize those worlds?
We can't live on Venus but a human in a special cyborg bio-suit(think Mobile suit Gundam) can live in that extreme heat,pressure and acidity.
Let's hope so. The prejudice is already on earth, as seen by some people's posts.
originally posted by: Asktheanimals
originally posted by: Abysha
a reply to: John_Rodger_Cornman
I imagine the only racism that would arise from this would be racism towards the people who are taking steps towards cybernetics. I'm guessing these will be religious conservatives and certain hippies who will be the most hostile, like the Luddites of the Industrial Revolution.
That would be me. Once money enters the game there will be few limits on human enhancement through technology be it through DNA manipulation or biomechanical means. How fair will it be that people can be given immunity to nearly disease and cancer? have hearing and vision that are 10x better than normal human eyes and ears? biomechanical suits that will give superhuman strength or speed or have a set of built-in weapons and tools available? how about built in wireless allowing one to access cloud information. This is what the elites seek for themselves. Once the planet is depopulated a new Eden will be created for their enjoyment alone. It is the ultimate end of transhumanism to hold the power of life and death over all others deemed below them. There simply aren't enough resources for everyone to enjoy the fruits of technology is the reason it must become this way
This will create a caste system of the enhanced above the natural bodied. Humans cannot compete with machines in strength, speed, accuracy or computers thought and memory processes. With God-like powers come God-like delusions of grandeur. That is part human nature that can never be eliminated and only given means to do whatever evil comes to mind with impunity.
Would GM athletes make sports a joke?