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GeneralRe: A Christian religious post - you have been warned Pinmemberpkfox20-Apr-14 19:22 
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GeneralThey who would become Robots ... errr ... gods ? PinmemberBillWoodruff20-Apr-14 0:41 
Time Magazine: "The Rapture of the Nerds" [^], April 17,2014.
"A new religion has set out to store memories for centuries and deliver its believers into a world where our souls can outlive our selves."
While some humans, as discussed here recently, debate the dangers and opportunities of a future in which robots become "like humans," other humans are interested, evidently, in "immortality" through transferring their "consciousness" into computational machinery, or saving it in some form that, in the future, could be re-constituted.
 
While this Time Magazine piece may be a thinly-veiled promo for the new movie, "Transcendence," and the "Terasem Faith" [^] some kind of strange teratoma erupting from the flesh of SteamPunk-America (note the magazine article never mentions how many people might be using Terasem's services), other, more serious, writers have long proposed that many modern people effectively operate as-if they "believe" in "science and rationality" in the same way other people believe in male Sky Gods.

“I speak in a poem of the ancient food of heroes: humiliation, unhappiness, discord. Those things are given to us to transform, so that we may make from the miserable circumstances of our lives things that are eternal, or aspire to be so.” Jorge Luis Borges

GeneralRe: They who would become Robots ... errr ... gods ? PinprofessionalEddy Vluggen20-Apr-14 1:49 
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GeneralRe: They who would become Robots ... errr ... gods ? PinmemberGary R. Wheeler21-Apr-14 4:23 
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GeneralSo, went gold panning up at Coloma, where the California gold rush started in 1848 PinmemberMunchies_Matt19-Apr-14 16:41 
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