THE FUTURE of humanity may well be determined in the 21st century. Christians may look to the fulfillment of Bible prophecy, while transhumanists may look to the Singularity. Either way, the two worldviews are diametrically opposed and on a collision course.
Zoltan Istvan is the author of The Transhumanist Wager, a book that lays out a new philosophy undergirding his belief that technology is the key to human immortality. We discuss his philosophy, called Teleological Egocentric Functionalism, comparisons between The Transhumanist Wager and Atlas Shrugged, and why some other transhumanists are a little uncomfortable with the worldview expressed by the book’s protagonist Jethro Knights.
Derek and Sharon Gilbert will be at the Prophecy in the News Pikes Peak Prophecy Summit July 25-27, 2014 at the Marriott Hotel in Colorado Springs. Click here for information.
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