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SOME EXAMPLES THAT CAN
BE EXPLORED - OUTLINE
FUTUROLOGY/TRANSHUMANISM
ASTRONOMY ­ see Frazer Cain
article/Sample Essay
ENVIRONMENTAL ­ global warming
You should have already researched
secular views on eschatology…read more

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1. TRANSHUMANISM
Develops technologies to enhance human
capacities, e.g. The elimination of aging
Investigates how the acceleration of scientific
progress may lead to technological singularity in the
21st c
Could considerably change the course of human
history, and result in homo-sapiens no longer being
the dominant life form on earth
Political scientist and economist, Francis Fukuyama
-"world's most dangerous idea"
Countered by Ronald Bailey, philosopher and
economist and libertarian transhumanist, as the
"movement that epitomises the most daring,
courageous, imaginative and idealistic aspirations of
humanity"…read more

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