ILLUMINATION
Published in

ILLUMINATION

Whose Consciousness Are You Really Uploading?

Digital immortality isn’t as straightforward as it seems

Photo by Joshua Sortino on Unsplash

Ever since human beings became aware of their own mortality, they’ve been looking for ways to escape it. The earliest known work of human literature — the Epic of Gilgamesh — tells the story of a Sumerian king who sets off on a fantastic journey in search of the key to eternal life.

--

--

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Dustin Arand

Dustin Arand

Lawyer turned stay-at-home dad. I write about philosophy, culture, and law. Author of the book “Truth Evolves”. Top writer in History, Culture, and Politics.