Future Shock

Will evolution produce creatures of great beauty, intelligence, and spirit. . . or brainless cockroaches with an uncanny knack for survival? If man were to give evolution a purpose, might this entail leaving his humanity behind?  Humanity+'s Rachel Haywire joins Andy, Colin, and Richard to discuss Transhumanism, Futurism, and the Singularity.   

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Rachel Haywire

Humanity+

Idiocracy

Rachel Haywire'sAcidexia

Madison Grant and conservationism

The Beijing Genomics Institute

Leon Trotsky's egalitarian superman 

F.T. Marinetti's Futurist Manifesto

Alain de Benoist on Left, Right, and the periphery