Like all transhumanists, Istvan believes that through scientific advancement, humans will be able to reverse ageing and eventually death. Though his techno-utopian ideas have gained some traction on the east and west coasts of the US, they have not gone down well in the Bible belt — there is no room for God in his transhumanist future. The radio-frequency identification chip he has implanted in his hand to unlock electronic devices?
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The undignified tit-for-tat personal attacks between Trump and Clinton could be avoided if the country were run by an artificial intelligence, Istvan adds. This could happen, he estimates, within the next 15 to Zoltan istvan wife sexual dysfunction years. In the near term, Istvan says Zoltan istvan wife sexual dysfunction would happily take up an appointment with either major party. If this starts happening, politicians will have to start addressing transhumanism — and the civil rights challenges associated with it.
There will be a revolution, he believes, if technology such as augmented intelligence is not made available to all.
Without political intervention, more societal tensions will come from job-stealing robots, he believes. His case in point: They will light molotov cocktails. They love their guns.
Despite the lack of granularity to his policies, Istvan plays the PR game particularly well. Istvan has attracted countless profiles in the international press, been followed around by two film documentary crews and has secured a TV show once the election is over.
It certainly seems to be benefiting Brand Zoltan. Could it all be an elaborate strategy to boost his profile and become a media personality? It was a lifelong quest.
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