Since AI will be taking over the world soon, let’s look at the positive aspects of this. Trust me, there are plenty! (ten of them in fact)
Unfortunately, medicine is as subject to such human frailties as status-seeking and fashion as anything else.
There is a demand within our soul for the primitive and archaic. The veins are pumping hard beneath the spectacle, and be it by natural growth or a violent eruption, the soul of humanity will get what it needs and desires.
No thank you, juridical persons and gentlemen. I have called out the poverty of your overrated logic and I have called forth the Passionate Renaissance.
Endlessly and forever, people are doing the same old things, treating the history of youth culture as a buffet from which they can pick and choose whatever stale trend they want.
Sonic warfare will create the haunted technoscapes of the future, soundworlds of decay and destruction leading humans to a joyous omnicide at the hands of their own music.
Everybody wants the cool post-disaster story—the awesome part where you take over whole abandoned towns, and have sex with cool punk girls in leather rags who have sawed-off shotguns. Boy, I could only wish.
“Yes citizen. Please enjoy your run, but remember that going to a licensed gym is the best way to improve your health,” the drone said before flying away.
Now I think techno-optimism is suspect. It can be a tool of the ruling plutocracy. To detourne Woody Guthrie, the promise is there’ll be pie in the sky when you don’t die.
In 100% of abduction scenarios, the aliens play a dominant role and exude totally controlling forces and practices upon the submissive human abductees.