Technology isn’t the Essence of Transhumans

The message of transhumanist science fiction that hides in plain sight

Benjamin Cain
Grim Tidings
Published in
5 min readMay 15, 2024

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I expect that the average person who’s at least heard of “transhumanism” would likely associate that concept with science fiction’s speculations about the future of technology. Transhumanism, then, would be about scenarios in which technology makes our species sovereign…

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Benjamin Cain
Grim Tidings

Ph.D. in philosophy / Knowledge condemns. Art redeems. / https://ko-fi.com/benjamincain / benjamincain8@gmailDOTcom