“Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.”
Holocaust survivor Viktor Frankl pointed out the importance of free will by stating these words. But what if free will can also be taken away from us?
Humankind has always been in the search of immortality. However, with technological evolution, it seems we are getting closer there each day. Julian Huxley is the first person to ever mention the term “ transhumanism” in his essay of the same name in 1957. It is a cultural and an intellectual movement that aims to improve human conditions through the use of advanced technologies.
With the intent to carry out the purpose of transhumanism, scientists started to speed up the pace of their inventions.
Naweed Syed is the first scientist to connect brain cells to a silicon chip, creating the world's first neurochip. Our brain cells have a unique language of their own to speak with each other. With the help of neurochip, we are now able to decode the language and join the conversation.