Category Archives: Technology

A Glance at Transhumanism

In advocating the ideal of obtaining an absolute improvement in one’s condition by casting off all ailments, Transhumanism is not a new form of perfectibilism but a contemporary expression of an ancient dream. Many myths refer to sacred objects and … Continue reading

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The Internet Meme – Heteronomous Low Culture

In his 1949 dystopian novel Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell introduced readers to the nightmare of a truly totalitarian state. In my view, the most interesting aspect of the novel is how the people of Airstrip One are kept subservient. Unlike … Continue reading

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The Misleading Emancipatory Potential of Technology

Today, one sees great fervour and excitement expressed throughout the grand spheres of modern communications. Through the ‘social’ networks and the micro-blogs, the loud declarations of a new age of openness and liberalism continue to resound. Supposedly, the monopolists and … Continue reading

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