“I am a 21st century person who was accidentally launched in the 20th. I have a deep nostalgia for the future.” FM-2030
Imagine this situation at an Hotel’s reception:
– Hello my name is FM-2030 and I have a reservation for tonight.
– Good morning and welcome, what is your name again?
-Ehm your legal name, the one in the documents
-Yes that is my legal name
Fereidoun M. Esfandiary changed his legal name because he thought that names can be connected with nationality, ethnicity and religion, thus restricting the individual freedom to live independently from its roots. It’s a tag that will always weighs on a person. FM are his initials but it can also stands for Future Man. 2030, instead, is the hundredth anniversary of his birth and he also thinks that, around that year, a singularity will occur. Continue reading “FM-2030 | The story of a Transhumanist”