We have reached a point in history where, the prospects of boosting our intellect, instincts, perceptual, and physical capacities through deliberate and ever growing direct human engineering. But at what cost?
Transhumanists desire immortality. As (Rectenwald, 2015) states, “If technologically possible, why wouldn’t we want to transcend our species.” Transhumanism supporters should also ask themselves, post all these changes what’s next? With the fast growth in technology, we 're seeing a huge increase in wearable Transhuman technology, to a few, it’s fascinating yet, some who think the idea must be halted like me. While trans humanism can extend our lives, we must all reject it because it will lead to overpopulation, will degrade human values, and it poses an existential threat to …show more content…
Considering the techs available today, ways to stop aging might be achieved sooner than expected. As we cure illnesses, we just might discover how to stop aging. If achieved, would it be justifiable to proceed with it knowing the repercussions? For example, a population crises, and inequality as some will exploit it, and others won 't. Aging and death are natural outcomes for every life form. We can try to delay it all we can but at the end, nature will take its course. Transhumanist attempts to impede nature 's course, would just cause problems. If people stop dying, we will have more babies and consume more resources. With more babies growing up, famine will rise. We don 't have the space, water, and other prime materials to sustain a population that doesn 't age or die. The economic and social impacts will affect society severely. Per (McIntosh, 2010,) “In the short run, economic security is threatened by the continued progress of NBIC