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By Kevin O'Neill
Can you think swapping your physique for a digital model? This technology-based examine the afterlife chronicles America's fascination with demise and divulges how electronic immortality could turn into a reality.
• unearths the interval in American historical past that validated cultural perspectives in regards to the afterlife
• Discusses how know-how aids in attaining and designing views on heaven and immortality
• reports applied sciences surrounding electronic mortality, together with Dmitry Itskov's 2045 Initiative and Martine Rothblatt's Terasem Foundation
• Illustrates how the net is helping those that have misplaced family to grieve and cope in new ways
• hyperlinks perceptions approximately demise and the hereafter to common American attitudes, together with optimism, self belief, self-reliance, and innovation
• Examines using digital memorials, on-line obituaries, fb pages of deceased clients, and avatars
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