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January 23, 2022
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Transhumanism: A Vision of a Bright Future—or a Frightening Dystopia?

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) is at the foundation of transhumanism. (Credit: mikemacmarketing)

“Transhumanism is the next logical step in the evolution of humankind, and it is the existential solution to the long-term survival of the human race.”

Newton Lee

Introduction

Transhumanism is a loosely defined worldwide philosophical movement that aims to fundamentally transform the human condition through the use of technologies that significantly enhance our intellectual, physical, and psychological capabilities. It seeks to realize a posthuman condition. Essentially, this movement is about replacing the organic consciousness of humans with artificially intelligent hybrids or cyborgs.

English writer Aldous Huxley describes a transhumanist dystopia in his 1932 novel “Brave New World.” In the novel, humanity is kept tranquil in a conformist totalitarian society through the use of psychological conditioning, promiscuous sexuality, biotech, and the opiate drug “soma.”

The term “transhumanism” first gained significant notoriety when used by Aldous Huxley’s brother Julian Huxley, a noted eugenicist and evolutionary biologist. Julian Huxley used the term in a lecture he delivered in Washington, D.C. entitled “Knowledge, Morality, and Destiny.”

He described his philosophy as “the idea of humanity attempting to overcome its limitations and to arrive at fuller fruition.” Huxley was also the first director-general of UNESCO and a founder of the World Wildlife Fund.

Aldous Huxley authored his dystopian science fiction novel “Brave New World” in 1931. (Credit: Public domain)

In his book “New Bottles for New Wine,” Huxley wrote the following about transhumanism:

“I believe in transhumanism: once there are enough people who can truly say that, the human species will be on the threshold of a new kind of existence, as different from ours as ours is from that of Peking man. It will at last be consciously fulfilling its real destiny.”

Transhumanist themes have also shown up in many films over the years, and certainly not by accident, considering how the parasite class loves to mock the general public by hiding the truth—or in this case, their future plans—in plain sight. Stanley Kubrick’s classic “2001: A Space Odyssey” was one of the earliest films to showcase transhumanist themes. It is arguably one of the most influential movies of all time.

A more recent example was “Ex Machina,” which is about a computer programmer named Caleb Smith who tries to determine the capabilities and consciousness of a robot named Ava. However, it turns out that Ava is far more intelligent and self-aware than Smith imagined.

Neo fights Agent Smith in the film “The Matrix,” which contains transhumanist themes. (Credit: Tenor)

One of the most well-known examples, of course, is the 1999 sci-fi action thriller “The Matrix.” It depicts a dystopian future in which intelligent machines have enslaved humanity within a simulated reality.

Transhumanism has also been featured in various TV shows. The show “Humans,” for example, explores the themes of artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics. Premiering in 2015, it features anthropomorphic robots known as “synths.”

The transhumanist movement has accelerated rapidly over the past two decades. Let’s go through a brief chronology of key events in transhumanism, including some chronicled by H+Pedia (which is essentially the Wikipedia for transhumanism), before exploring other aspects of the movement.

Timeline of Transhumanism

1998

Humanity+ is founded before becoming legally incorporated as the World Transhumanist Association (WTA) by philosophers Nick Bostrom (pictured) and David Pearce.

Photo: Professor Nick Bostrom at Oxford University. (Credit: Future of Humanity Institute)

2001

James Hughes, an American sociologist and bioethicist, is elected secretary of the WTA. He formalizes the organization’s structures and begins forming an international network of local groups and volunteers.

Photo: James Hughes served as secretary of the World Transhumanist Association (WTA). (Credit: Knightcap)

2002

Elon Musk launches SpaceX, his private space exploration company.

Photo: Elon Musk celebrates SpaceX’s first office space with his founding staff and a mariachi band in 2002. (Credit: Business Insider)

2004

Nick Bostrom and James Hughes establish the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies (IEET), which publishes the Journal of Transhumanism. Hughest currently serves as the organization’s Executive Director.

Photo: James Hughes is the Executive Director for the Institute of Ethics and Emerging Technologies (IEET). (Credit: Knightcap)

2005

Ray Kurzweil, American author, inventor, and futurist, publishes a groundbreaking book entitled “The Singularity is Near: When Humans Transcend Biology.” The technological singularity that Ray Kurzweil refers to in his book is “the idea that technological progress, particularly in artificial intelligence, will reach a tipping point to where machines are exponentially smarter than humans.”

Photo: Ray Kurzweil attends the South by Southwest (SXSW) conference in Austin, Texas, USA in 2017. (Credit: nrkbeta)

Nick Bostrom establishes The Future of Humanity Institute (FHI) at the University of Oxford. The interdisciplinary research center is focused on “predicting and preventing large-scale risks to human civilization.”

Photo: The Future of Humanity Insitute logo. (Credit: Rhodes Artificial Intelligence Lab)

2006

Peter Thiel donates $100,000 to the Machine Intelligence Research Institute (MIRI) and joins its board. Thiel, an American entrepreneur and venture capitalist, is one of the world’s richest transhumanists with a net worth of $3.4 billion.

Photo: Peter Thiel speaks at the Hy! Summit in Berlin, Germany, in 2014. (Credit: Dan Taylor)

2008

The World Transhumanist Association rebrands itself as Humanity+ (aka H+ or h+).

Photo: The transhumanism h+ symbol. (Credit: Antonu)

Peter Diamandis, Ray Kurzweil, and Salim Ismail establish Singularity University. They receive funding from Google, Nokia, Genentech, Autodesk, ePlanet Capital, the X Prize Foundation, and the Kauffman Foundation. Singularity University and NASA establish a partnership to host the Executive Program and Global Solutions Program at the NASA Research Park in Moffett Field, located in Mountain View, California. It is now known as the Global Startup Program.

Photo: The Singularity University logo. (Credit: Singularity University)

2009

Aubrey de Grey, a biogerontologist and high-profile advocate for life-extension, establishes the SENS Research Foundation to pursue research into curing aging. He receives backing from The Thiel Foundation.

Photo: Aubrey de Grey is an English author and biomedical gerontologist who served as the Chief Science Officer for the SENS Research Foundation. (Credit: Financial Times)

2010

Hal Varian, Chief Economist at Google, makes a bold prediction: A Google implant will put the Web in your head by 2020.

Photo: Google aims to put the Web in people’s heads. (Credit: CNET)

2011

Transhumanist Max More becomes CEO of the Alcor Life Extension Foundation, a Scottsdale, Arizona-based nonprofit organization that researches and performs cryonics, the preservation of human beings in liquid nitrogen after death, with the aim of restoring them back to life in the future.

Photo: Max More attends a summit at Stanford in 2006. (Credit: null0)

Google’s X Lab begins working on an AI project called Google Brain.

Photo: The Google Brain project was launched in 2011. (Credit: Wiikiidemy)

Eccentric Russian billionaire Dmitry Itskov establishes the 2045 Initiative for development of life extension technologies. Specifically, he aims to create avatar-based cyborg technology as a precursor to mind uploading. Itskov is a peculiar character—he compares himself to Marvel superhero Iron Man. “I’m motivated by the fear of death,” he says.

Photo: Eccentric Russian billionaire Dmitry Itskov wants to live forever. (Credit: The Verge)

2012

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and the CIA invest $15 million into D-Wave, a quantum computing company.

Photo: Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon, helped finance the quantum computing company D-Wave. (Credit: Daniel Oberhaus, 2019)

Google hires the aforementioned Ray Kurzweil to work on machine learning and AI.

Photo: Ray Kurzweil speaking at UP Experience 2008. (Credit: Ed Schipul)

2013

Google co-founder Larry Page establishes Calico Labs with Arthur D. Levinson, ex-chairman of Apple. Calico is a life-extension research company and is incorporated under Google’s parent company, Alphabet Inc.

Photo: Larry Page, cofounder of Google, established the life-extension research company Calico Labs in 2013. (Credit: CNBC)

At the Global Futures 2045 International Congress, newly-minted Google employee Ray Kurzweil predicted that human beings would achieve digital immortality by the year 2045. He suggested that this would be accomplished via mind uploading.

Photo: Ray Kurzweil at the Global Future 2045 International Congress in 2013. (Credit: GF2045)

The Global Future 2045 Congress submitted an open letter to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to find “a model capable of changing human consciousness and giving new meaning to life.” You can read the key components of their appeal here.

Photo: Flag of the United Nations. (Credit: Public domain)

2014

Google acquires DeepMind Technologies and merges it with the Google Brain project.

Photo: The Google DeepMind project logo. (Credit: TechRepublic)

Elon Musk ominously tweets that AI could potentially be “more dangerous than nukes.”

Photo: Elon Musk warned about the dangers of AI as early as 2014. (Credit: The Whit Online)

The Transhumanist Party is founded by Zoltan Istvan, a writer and futurist.

Photo: The Transhumanist Party logo. (Credit: H+Pedia)

2015

Elon Musk donates $10 million to The Future of Life Institute “to run a global research program aimed at keeping AI beneficial to humanity.”

Photo: Elon Musk donated $10 million towards AI research in 2015. (Credit: JD Lasica)

Zoltan Istvan launches a presidential bid on the Transhumanist Party ticket. He also delivers Version 1.0 of his Transhumanist Bill of Rights to the U.S. Capitol, which is subsequently expanded for Version 2.0.

Photo: Zoltan Istvan launched a presidential bid on the Transhumanist Party ticket in 2015. (Credit: Zoltan Istvan, Public domain)

2016

Elon Musk advocates for neural enhancement to keep up with AI.

Photo: Elon Musk attends the Web Summit 2013 in Dublin, Ireland. (Credit: Heisenberg Media)

2017

Elon Musk launches a new venture, Neuralink, to “merge the human brain with AI.” The company, headquartered in San Francisco, develops implantable brain-machine interfaces (BMIs).

Photo: Elon Musk launched his AI company Neuralink in 2017. (Credit: Flickr)

Regina Dugan, head of Facebook’s secretive brain-computer interface division (and former director of DARPA), demonstrates a Facebook-patented BMI “that enables the wearer to type on a computer screen just by thinking.”

Photo: Regina Dugan helped develop AI technology at Facebook after previously having worked at DARPA. (Credit: Flickr)

2018

The non-profit Brain Preservation Foundation (BPF) announces that cryobiology research company 21st Century Medicine (21CM) is the winner of the Large Mammal Brain Preservation Prize.

Photo: The cryobiology research company 21st Century Medicine successfully preserved the synapses across the entire brain of a large mammal. (Credit: The Brain Preservation Foundation)

2019

Elon Musk showcases the first prototypes of Neuralink’s brain chips, also known as neural laces. His cringeworthy presentation, which is nearly two hours long, can be found here.

Photo: Elon Musk showcased the first prototypes of Neuralink’s brain chips in 2019. (Credit: Steve Jurvetson)

While not comprehensive by any means, the above chronology should at least give you an idea of how rapidly the transhumanist movement has been accelerating over the past two decades—and it’s only gaining momentum, particularly after the onset of the COVID-19 “pandemic.” But what other entities are involved in this rapid push towards a transhumanist dystopia?

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

DARPA headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, USA. (Credit: Coolcaesar)

Let’s start with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), an Arlington, Virginia-based agency of the U.S. Department of Defense. Formed in 1958, DARPA is responsible for the development of new military technology and boasts an annual budget of $3.2 billion.

Examining the various DARPA projects over the past few years is likely to make your skin crawl.

  • In April 2013, the Obama White House announced the BRAIN initiative, supported by DARPA.
  • A Singularity Hub article from 2014 describes DARPA’s role in nanotechnology, which is a huge component of the elites’ transhumanist endgame.
  • As early as 2014, DARPA announced its plan to build synthetic soldiers.
  • An insightful Gaia article describes five of DARPA’s more sinister programs, along with a “potentially benevolent outcome” for each.
  • In 2018, DARPA announced a new program called PREPARE, “with the goal to change human genetics to defend against specific threats.”
  • A recent piece from Bio-IT World describes DARPA’s collaboration with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) towards “advancing the development of organ-on-a-chip technology and [launching] the national tissue chips programs.” This partnership began in 2012.
This is by no means a rigorous breakdown of DARPA, but I think you get the idea. Make no mistake about it: This federal agency is a satanic organization running sinister high-tech programs aimed at enslaving and controlling the American population in a dystopian, technocratic society.

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Clinical Research Center at the NIH. (Credit: Duane Lempke)

Moving from one satanic organization to another, let’s take a look at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Founded in 1887 and headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, NIH is the primary U.S. government agency in charge of biomedical and public health research and possesses a massive 2019 budget of $39 billion.

Needless to say, “biomedical and public health research” is just benign terminology used to hide the nefarious programs that the NIH runs, which are obviously not in the best interests of the American people. Just as with DARPA, its end game appears to be transhumanism. The NIH is also involved in the aforementioned BRAIN initiative, as described on its website. Once again, this repulsive organization uses friendly wording to hide the truly sinister nature of its supposedly “benevolent” programs.

The NIH is also deeply involved in nanotechnology, having established the NIH Nano Task Force in 2006. It’s also worth noting that the NIH invests over $200 million annually in nanotechnology research. Not good, especially considering transhumanists’ deep interest in nanotechnology, as described by the website Human Paragon:

“The implications are radical and there’s hardly another science or technology that transhumanists care about that won’t be influenced by nanotechnology some day.”

Obviously, it’s much more sinister than that, as described by a paper from the International Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Journal entitled “The nanomafia: nanotechnology’s global network of organized crime.” Many of us are already contaminated with nanoparticles, aka smart dust, from chemtrails, vaccines, and food, among other mechanisms.

Other Factors

Chemtrails in the sky near Beynost, France. (Credit: Benoît Prieur)

A chilling paper entitled “Neural Dust: An Ultrasonic, Low Power Solution for Chronic Brain-Machine Interfaces,” describes highly invasive nanotechnology known as “neural dust” that could be sprinkled just about anywhere—including food, air, and water—and stealthily taken up into a person’s body without their knowledge.

This is essentially what chemtrails are, which the government regularly sprays into the atmosphere under the guise of “geoengineering.” Chemtrails, which include nanosized aluminum compounds, have severe effects on the brain. Nanoparticles of aluminum are extremely inflammatory and easily penetrate the brain through various routes, such as the blood and olfactory nerves. Dr. Russell L. Blaylock has this to say about the hazards of chemtrails:

“The intranasal route of exposure makes spraying of massive amounts of nanoaluminum into the skies especially hazardous, as it will be inhaled by people of all ages, including babies and small children for many hours. We know that older people have the greatest reaction to this airborne aluminum. Because of the nanosizing of the aluminum particles being used, home filtering system will not remove the aluminum, thus prolonging exposure, even indoors.”

Microchipping is also a big part of the transhumanist agenda, masquerading as “personal enhancement.” This can also be done secretly through forced vaccinations, which raises suspicion with regard to the widespread COVID-19 vaccine mandates being implemented all around the world.

Of course, we also need to be concerned about 5G, which is integral to the elites’ transhumanist and depopulation agendas. A detailed website from Israeli journalist Shoshi Herscu details the massive risks associated with 5G, along with its connection to AI and transhumanism. Additionally, Global Research provides an excellent overview of the dangers of 5G. They state the following:

“Ultimately, 5G is part of the NWO agenda to set up a giant, inescapable command and control grid that eliminates all privacy and allows the manipulators to surveil every single person on the planet all the time. If there was ever a time for activists to step up in the name of freedom, truth, health, privacy and sovereignty, now is the time.”

Also part of the plan is to have 20,000 satellites blanket the earth with 5G radiation, as detailed by Technocracy News. 12,000 of these satellites were provided by SpaceX alone. Of course, to a psychopathic clown such as Google employee Ray Kurzweil, all of this is a dream come true. He predicts that nanobots will plug our brains into the web by the 2030s. Yikes.

In fact, it might even happen sooner than that, unless humanity collectively wakes up. These sick elites and their puppets aren’t just trying to connect the human mind to AI—they’re trying to synthesize a completely different human being.

This is a big reason why the elites have been pushing transgenderism—it plays right into their transhumanist agenda. Ultimately, they seek to create genderless human beings through the use of AI and human augmentation.

Convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein was deeply interested in transhumanism. (Credit: National Review)

Jeffrey Epstein, the deceased wealthy financier and sex trafficker, was also a noted transhumanist and eugenicist who “hoped to seed the human race with his DNA by impregnating women at his vast New Mexico ranch.” He had connections to many prominent scientists, including some affiliated with Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

An eye-opening piece from National Review, entitled “Jeffrey Epstein, a Narcissistic Transhumanist,” sheds some light on these connections. It also highlights the role that top universities and their faculty are playing in the transhumanist agenda.

According to the article, transhumanism has become an “elite phenomenon,” with hundreds of millions of dollars going into transhumanist research. The author elaborates further:

“Apparently, Epstein was as good at insinuating himself into the elite community of scientists — such as Steven Hawking, and top researchers and science advocates — as he was politicians and cultural leaders…And good grief, he wanted to ‘seed his DNA’ throughout the world population — definitely not the usual transhumanist dream…”

Numerous patents have been filed that relate directly to transhumanism and AI. The below chart from Statista highlights the companies with the most AI patents as of 2018. Notice the surge in AI-related patents filed per year over the decade from 2008-2018. This is a key indicator that activity in this field is accelerating rapidly.

Infographic: The Companies With the Most AI Patents | Statista You will find more infographics at Statista

While there are surely practical and benevolent uses for AI technology, particularly for medical applications, it’s important to keep in mind who is largely guiding the development of such technology—the ruling class. They certainly do not have our best interests in mind.

We as a species are careening towards the singularity, and once we hit that point there is no turning back. Our world as we know it will never be the same—it will more than likely resemble a dystopian reality straight out of Aldous Huxley’s “Brave New World” or a film like “The Matrix.”

At that point, our collective society will look like a horror show of epic proportions—exponentially worse than anything we have right now. Humanity will be trapped inside a technocratic New World Order matrix with seemingly no way out.

We cannot allow these wealthy psychopaths to destroy our identities, our personalities, our consciousness, and our souls for their own selfish pleasure and gain—that is simply unacceptable. Consider yourself warned.

References

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  2. https://humanparagon.com/transhumanist-films/
  3. https://hpluspedia.org/wiki/History_of_transhumanism
  4. https://singularityhub.com/2017/03/31/can-futurists-predict-the-year-of-the-singularity/
  5. https://www.cnet.com/tech/services-and-software/google-boss-predicts-google-implant-will-put-the-web-in-your-head-by-2020/
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  26. https://www.statista.com/chart/18211/companies-with-the-most-ai-patents/

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