The next logical step after transhumanism's second phase is the full blending of human with machine via any feasible method of "mind uploading."
"Few Christians today would opt in for this aspect of transhumanism. I trust that few in your small group want to create a mindclone or upload their consciousness to a computer," Shatzer explains. "But as we’ve seen in these three steps of transhumanist logic, we’re not as far from this as we might think, given our different degrees of acceptance of morphological freedom and augmented reality."
"In other words," Shatzer says, "we may be more on our way toward this vision for existence—due to our acceptance of other practices and ideas—than we care to admit."
Transhumanism is certainly far out, but it is out there, and it's a real problem for Christians to be aware of, and to avoid as we set our minds and our hearts on Christ, not happiness, Shatzer concludes: "As followers of Christ, we worship a God who took on flesh, who became a person in order to redeem humanity. Salvation for Christians isn’t an escape from the biological to the digital, for God has redeemed the biological in Christ."
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