In talking about transhumanism and the singularity, Ray Kurzweil emphasizes how strongly he agrees with Nietzsche's idea that "Man is a rope, fastened between animal and overman — a rope over an abyss”. FYI: the term "overman" was created as an alternative translation of "Übermensch" by critics in the 1950's.
Futurist Ray Kurzweil Pulls Out All the Stops (and Pills) to Live to Witness the Singularity He takes 180 to 210 vitamin and mineral supplements a day! Kurzweil also spends one day a week at a medical clinic, receiving intravenous longevity treatments.
Ray Kurzweil, wynalazca, przedsiębiorca i wizjoner objaśnia w jaki sposób uda nam się, w ciągu najbliższych 20 lat, dokonać inżynierii odwrotnej ludzkiego mózgu i sprawić by nanoboty operowały naszą świadmością.
Published on Jun 2, 2014 Two hundred million years ago, our mammal ancestors developed a new brain feature: the neocortex. This stamp-sized piece of tissue (wrapped around a brain the size of a walnut) is the key to what humanity has become. Now, futurist Ray Kurzweil suggests, we should get ready for the next big leap in brain power, as we tap into the computing power in the cloud.. Ray Kurzweil: Get ready for hybrid thinking - YouTube
Inventor, entrepreneur and visionary Ray Kurzweil explains in abundant, grounded detail why, by the 2020s, we will have reverse-engineered the human brain and nanobots will be operating your consciousness.