And though time goes by
I will always be
In a club with you
In nineteen seventy three
James Blunt – 1973
Suggested songs for background during reading:
- Alphaville – Forever young
- Belinda Carlisle – Heaven is a place on earth
- James blunt – 1973
Some periods of our life are so above average to resemble a different existence. That exhilarating feeling of walking three meters above everyone else, of fulfillment and joy, like the world is revolving around us and our favorite music is in the air. It can be days, weeks or years for the most fortunate. Almost everyone has had or is going to have his. The Daft Punk would call it the “prime time of your life”.
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“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”
Summer is the season best spent chatting with friends in a lounge bar facing the sea. Last summer I did exactly that; a Mojito, the scent of the sea breeze and the pleasure of meeting an interesting person.
“I personally don’t want to surrender to my natural instincts, I would like to detach from my body and live in a pure mental state in order to avoid the natural imperative of mating that degrades us to animals”. The seeds of the desire to transcend into a different being were already inside me, as this quote from the article about love and attraction testifies.
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