AI and the Afterlife: From Digital Mourning to Mind Uploading
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Nick Spencer speaks with journalist Cal Flyn. 21/11/2023
It’s a common fantasy. You wake up and there is no one there. Civilisation, order, humanity have crumbled. You are alone. Yet, in some parts of the world, this is not a fantasy. Human civilisation has indeed gone.
What does this look like? What remains in a post–human landscape? And is this what awaits us?
In this week’s episode, Nick Spencer speaks to Cal Flyn about her book Islands of Abandonment: Life in the Post–Human Landscape
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Nick is Senior Fellow at Theos. He is the author of a number of books and reports, including Magisteria: the entangled histories of science and religion (Oneworld, 2023), The Political Samaritan: how power hijacked a parable (Bloomsbury, 2017), The Evolution of the West (SPCK, 2016) and Atheists: The Origin of the Species (Bloomsbury, 2014). He is host of the podcast Reading Our Times.
Posted 21 November 2023
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