New religions, new social structure, new economics, bioengineering, cyborgization, new ethics and new humanism. Will we find ourselves in such a world? Wojciech Paprota suggests looking for answers to these questions in historian Yuval Noah Harari's book "Homo Deus. "Homo Deus. A Brief History of Tomorrow." It's undoubtedly a read for readers who are open to in-depth analysis of many fields of study, whether history, sociology or philosophy. From this combination emerges a fascinating vision of the 21st century as an era in which the most important and profound transformation in history will take place. The book opens one's eyes to the seemingly obvious, yet highly complex elements of our daily reality, the complex human processes and changes that have been taking place in society for generations or those yet to come. The smooth transition from topic to topic, and language that is understandable despite the rather specialized subject matter are special features of the work. Yuval Noah Harari wrote about humanity, not people. About all of humanity; present and future. According to the author, the three most important problems of humanity, that is, epidemics, famine and wars, have almost been overcome. What worse could befall us?
Other recommended readings also stay on the theme of solutions for the future. One of them is Adam Piore's book titled. "The Magic of Bioengineering. The body, genes and medicine of the future" Adam Piore takes us through the quiet revolution that the world of bioengineering is experiencing. It turns out that human enhancement is no longer just a theoretical consideration but a real possibility. So, reaching for "The Magic of Bioengineering," let's prepare for a journey not through distant planetary systems, but deep into the microcosm of the human body. Transplants, better and better prostheses, restoring sight or hearing, and even treating seizures and epilepsy. Although bioengineering is still in its infancy, clear advances in this field are already evident. This is a great hope not only for sick people, bedridden or condemned to social isolation, but also for healthy people, who will be able to improve their own abilities thanks to developed technology.
What if, following this lead, we can create a super warrior? This topic, in turn, is dealt with by Luke Kamienski in his book "Involuntary Cyborgs. The Brain and the War of the Future." Technoscience is making great use of our desire to constantly improve ourselves and is working to make humans more and more efficient. The question arises, however, how much improvement will our body and mind accept? Will nature itself define a limit beyond which there will be unpredictable side effects? Or, on the contrary, will the body begin to adapt to the interference until full technoevolution?
For Mr. Paprota, it is no longer just literary works, but the surrounding reality. Walletmor is already undoubtedly a forerunner of the technological revolution we can read about in the books.