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The transhumanist quest for a godlike humanity threatens personal freedom

The debate over human “enhancement”, or the biotechnological heightening of human abilities, is prominent in bioethics. The most controversial stance is transhumanism, whose advocates urge us to develop biotechnologies enabling the “radical” elevation of select capacities, above all, rationality. Transhumanists insist that their vision of the radical bioenhancement of human capacities is light-years removed from […]