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Originally posted by GareyGaia
If their was ever a cybernetic link up to the brain their would be some thing to consider.
1. Their needs to be a fail safe off switch.
a. In the event of mind domination from computer "Actual Intelligence" evolving.
b. Hacked by third party. (Big brother, Terrorist, ect.)
c. Computer virus, bugs...
d. Information overload via downloading.
2. This technology could liberate humans by amplifying human thought with precision access to collective knowledge, information, data.
a. Imagine a question being asked and all pertaining information and collective wisdom/knowledge being available.
b. Evolution of information and new complex thoughts and ideas being backed up and available for reference and added to data.
c. Calculations available without human error.
d. Creativity takes on a whole new level having available all collective human data.
3. Psychological implications of cybernetics.
a. Would we even need to talk in words anymore or just for enjoyment?
b. Would an elite class be formed?
c. How would the human mind adapt and cope to such vast amounts of information?
d. Could this technology dehumanize us or enable a true potential.
All of these are thoughts and ideas to consider the possible pros and cons of cybernetic technology. At the end of the day though who can you really trust to produce such technology and use it responsibly? Probably not to many high up the pyramid. I think until then we need to work with what we got and not wait around for something of a hypothetical future. Become your own hero and challenge you potential with what you have. Life is a gift. This is your chance to prove yourself and their are not many quick fixes but long term investments such as becoming educated, healthy and strong, and connecting with mind,body, and spirit the nature from which we originate.
Originally posted by lonewolf19792000
reply to post by Gauss
I don't need to be human+, you're still going to end up in the same grave you were before.