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Can Mechanical Immortality be in our future?
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Here is a subject that is fruit for science fiction novels, and a host of other debates. It appears in the Daily Mail today: We'll be uploading our entire MINDS to computers by 2045 and our bodies will be replaced by machines within 90 years, Google expert claims.

Quote:In just over 30 years, humans will be able to upload their entire minds to computers and become digitally immortal - an event called singularity - according to a futurist from Google.

Ray Kurzweil, director of engineering at Google, also claims that the biological parts of our body will be replaced with mechanical parts and this could happen as early as 2100.

Kurweil made the claims during his conference speech at the Global Futures 2045 International Congress in New York at the weekend.

Does anyone find this interesting, or plausible? And what implications would this have relating to the presence of a soul?
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