Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Becoming Posthuman: Toward a Redefinition

"Here, from the immense atrium situated on the prow, you can stare out to sea as though you were watching it on a gigantic screen." —Elementary Particles, Houellebecq

The "posthuman" is generally conceived as (1) a fusion between the human body and technological media, a "cyborg", (2) a genetically "perfect" being that no longer knows sex as difference or uses sex as a means of reproduction, (3) a human being who is beyond binary constructions and, as such, beyond subjectivity itself, or (4) some combination of the above...Read More....

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