Monday, 19 November 2012

Transhumanism

What in the world is "Transhumanism"?

Transhumanism, abbreviated as H+ or h+, is an international intellectual and cultural movement that affirms the possibility and desirability of fundamentally transforming the human condition by developing and making widely available technologies to eliminate aging and to greatly enhance human intellectual, physical, and psychological capacities.[1] Transhumanist thinkers study the potential benefits and dangers of emerging technologies that could overcome fundamental human limitations, as well as study the ethical matters involved in developing and using such technologies. They predict that human beings may eventually be able to transform themselves into beings with such greatly expanded abilities as to merit the label "posthuman".[1]
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I had heard this word used before but hadn't looked into it. I'd taken a break from looking into "conspiracy theories" because, frankly, I thought I had exhausted what was "out there" about it, and thought it better to focus on what God says, on things that are uplifting. True. However, the Lord also gives us many warnings of things that are to come, and tells us to be mindful of all things, and to not be snoozing without oil in our lamps. I can look at all that is happening with "the mind of God", remembering that He knows all things, and that we will go through a time of suffering and darkness, but that we are protected even if they kill our bodies.

So, let's face what is coming, and is already here, head on, doing all we can in the Spirit of our Lord and by His might and protection, and after we have done everything we can, to stand firm (Ephesians 6).

So what is transhumanism? I was a little surprised to find out, but it fell together, and I realized that I had been seeing many of the pieces of the puzzle, and not quite seeing the greater picture. Here are some videos that reveal the greater picture.

The first video documentary is in two parts, and is presented by the transhumanists themselves. Of course they want you to think this is all good for us, but with the eyes to see, already the picture they give us is a disturbing one:










This next is a film about transhumanism made by people who understand the darkness that is inspiring this technology, and explains the occult underpinnings of the age old desire to become like God.



And here is an article that maps out the goals and strategies of transhumanism (from a Utah conference), and more info on the changes (remember Obama promising CHANGE?) here: Forcing Change

Eph 6:9bGird up your loins in the armor of God and the power of His wisdom and might, so you can stand strong against this enemy who wants to rob each one of us of our souls. 
Eph 6:10  Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might.
Eph 6:11  Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.
Eph 6:12  For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places.
Eph 6:13  Wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand.
Eph 6:14  Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth, and having on the breastplate of righteousness;
Eph 6:15  And your feet shod with the preparation of the gospel of peace;
Eph 6:16  Above all, taking the shield of faith, wherewith ye shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked.
Eph 6:17  And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God:
Eph 6:18  Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance and supplication for all saints;
Eph 6:19  And for me, that utterance may be given unto me, that I may open my mouth boldly, to make known the mystery of the gospel,
Eph 6:20  For which I am an ambassador in bonds: that therein I may speak boldly, as I ought to speak.
Eph 6:21  But that ye also may know my affairs, and how I do, Tychicus, a beloved brother and faithful minister in the Lord, shall make known to you all things:
Eph 6:22  Whom I have sent unto you for the same purpose, that ye might know our affairs, and that he might comfort your hearts.
Eph 6:23  Peace be to the brethren, and love with faith, from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
Eph 6:24a  Grace be with all them that love our Lord Jesus Christ in sincerity. Amen.


4 comments:

  1. When our bodies are redeemed/ resurrected, I would say that is a form of "transhuman" but not in this way.


    Trying to do what only God can do without Him is how I see this.

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    1. Hi Ma,

      So true. I was talking with my DH about this and I confessed that if I weren't a Christian I would buy into all this hook, line and sinker! The way the transhumanists put it is: if you have the opportunity to have a child with 200 IQ but opt out and have one that has 100 IQ but all his classmates are at 200, he'll be mad at you for not making him as smart as the others. Pre-Jesus, I would have thought that logical and correct. Born again me says: "What a bunch of hooey!" but yet we all yearn for that perfection, but they are certainly going about it the absolutely wrong way indeed!

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  2. The greatest sin is pride & self-sufficiency. Did God really say? We're still dealing with that age-old sin of believing the soothsayer's lie to trust in self instead of God. Self preservation... So glad that God cast Adam and Eve out of the Garden so that they would not eat of the Tree of Life and live sinfully forever! No matter what these mad scientists try to do, they will not succeed! God will - already has!!

    Let the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. In Him, and only in Him can we find that which is true, honorable, just, pure, lovely, commendable, of excellence and worthy of praise! Let us think about these things!

    Wishing you a Joyful Thanksgiving!

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    1. So true, Petra. That same old lie that satan used in the garden. The devil with his deceptive charms still knows the way to deceive our vain desires knowing that we want what seems just out of our reach instead of being content and trusting the One and ONLY true God our Maker and our Redeemer.

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