Escaping the Meat

Between my back, a lingering back-of-the-throat cold, vague aches and the long-present allergies and poor vision, I’ve been all too aware of the fragility of my body.

This is a discomforting thing.

Being a sci-fi geek, I immediately turn to visions of the Singularity. A common aspect of visions of the Singularity is that we’ll be able to escape our bodies – whether through uploads and branching instances (Accelerando), or a new life through clones and transfers of mentality (Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom,

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