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The first blows in the war between human and posthuman have been struck. The world will never be the same.
Ramez Naam joins hosts Phil Bowermaster and Stephen Gordon to discuss his new novel Crux, the highly anticipated sequel to his bestselling cyber-thriller Nexus.
About Our Guest:
Ramez Naam has been described as "the only serious successor to Michael Crichton."
He was born in Cairo, Egypt, and came to the US at the age of 3. He's a computer scientist who spent 13 years at Microsoft, leading teams working on email, web browsing, search, and artificial intelligence. He holds almost 20 patents in those areas.
Ramez is the winner of the 2005 H.G. Wells Award for his non-fiction book More Than Human: Embracing the Promise of Biological Enhancement. He's worked as a life guard, has climbed mountains, backpacked through remote corners of China, and ridden his bicycle down hundreds of miles of the Vietnam coast. He lives in Seattle, where he writes and speaks full time.
Natasha Vita-More, PhD is a designer and author whose research concerns human enhancement and radical life extension. Dr. Vita-More designed the pioneering “Primo Posthuman” prototype and networked identity “Platform Diverse Body”. She is co-editor and contributing author of The Transhumanist Reader: Classical and Contemporary Essays on the Science, Technology, and Philosophy of the Future Human. Her writings have been published in numerous books and academic journals such as Technoetic Arts, Evolution haute couture, Metaverse Creativity, New Realities: Being Syncretic, Beyond Darwin, and D’ARS.
Wired called Vita-More an "early adopter of revolutionary changes" and Village Voice claimed she is "a role model for superlongevity". Featured in LAWeekly, The New York Times, and U.S. News & World Report, Vita-More has appeared in numerous televised documentaries on the future. She received Special Recognition at Women in Video and has exhibited at the London Contemporary Art Museum, Niet Normaal, and the Moscow Film Festival. Dr. Vita-More is an adjunct professor at the University of Advancing Technology, Chairman of Humanity+, and Fellow at Institute for Ethics & Emerging Technologies.
The Globalists Transhumanists and the Plan for America Anyone who has recognized the escalating decline in freedom, liberty, and our personal wealth in their own lives recognizes that there are "Powers that Be" that are directing our lives...in the wrong direction! Tonight, we will delve into the globalists, the trans-humanists, and the other factions that are driving us into a new form of slavery! What are these factions and what do they believe? Globalists - "the Globalist movement is an alliance based on self-interests of the private international financiers and the royal, dynastic and hereditary land owning families of Britain, Europe and America which over the years have intermarried to create a self regenerating power structure that through lies and deception seeks to control everything and everyone”. Trans-Humanists - "a class of philosophies that seek to guide us towards a posthuman condition. Transhumanism shares many elements of humanism, including a respect for reason and science, a commitment to progress, and a valuing of transhuman existence in this life. Transhumanism differs from humanism in recognizing and anticipating the radical alterations in the nature and possibilities of our lives resulting from various sciences and technologies." - Max More Although these definitions of who and what is s Globalist and Trans-Humanist) are true, the definition doesn’t go far enough! Tonight we will delve into these definitions and the current implementation of a society that devalues the fundamental principles of liberty, freedom, self-government, and self-responsibility. Call in with questions to 347-324-5712!
We examine the current trend in becoming "Posthuman" and link it to ancient Biblical texts which support the origins from Fallen Watchers with their Hybrid children. The books of Enoch, Jubilees, Torah, and Josephus are used to Illuminte the origins of all sin on the earth. *********************************************** Demons in My Marriage Bed: a True Story of Spiritual Warfare" by Paul and Linda from FifthookMedia.com. This is a true story of two haunted p
WSN is proud to bring you Andrei Codrescu! Andrei Codrescu (www.codrescu.com) has been a commentator on All Things Considered since 1983. He is an homme-de-lettres whose novels, essays and poetry have been infiltrating the American psyche since he emigrated from his native Romania to Detroit in 1965. He is the author of forty books of poetry, fiction, and essays, and the founder of Exquisite Corpse.
He has received a Peabody award for the PBS version of his film Road Scholar, and has reporte