Individuals nowadays are careless about how technology affects our nature even our society. Proper now, immediately, we’re losing time on what I name political frivolities and nonsense while the day-to-day lives of the Poor Africans are in shambles, our decrepit and dysfunctional lives of the poor are worsened by a Dumb intelligentsia, which is self-assured, falsely, so, in itself and about itself, and are significantly ignorant of the suffering and the ways and means as to the right way to ameliorate and right these injustices in opposition to our poor African folks.
Extra lately, modern works of science fiction akin to these by Philip K. Dick and William Gibson and films reminiscent of Blade Runner and Ghost within the Shell venture extremely ambivalent or cautionary attitudes towards technology’s influence on human society and identification.
Ellul, who died in 1994, was the author of a series of books on the philosophy of technology, beginning with The Technological Society, printed in France in 1954 and in English a decade later. Because of that, extra industrial and advertising are provided in Web especially in social media, youtube, yahoo, google and plenty of more.
In Silicon Valley, you see every part remains to be inspiring about American society: innovation rooted in science and mental freedom; entrepreneurs and threat-taking enterprise capital exploiting that innovation commercially; a dynamic, open society that attracts the brightest from all over the place – Indians, Chinese, Europeans, Africans.
Personally I feel that ‘transhumanism’ – the search to upgrade and improve on basic human biology by way of technology, has large potential to improve our lives by increasing life spans, growing intelligence, our physical talents and way more.