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humanodon  ·  3882 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: How Our Minds Mislead Us: The Marvels and Flaws of Our Intuition | Brain Pickings

That's a fascinating idea. There are several members who are interested in transhumanism and what you are suggesting would certainly be that. The question that now reveals itself to me is: what if transhumanism becomes possible in a DIY format? What unforeseen issues could arise from tweaking or altering intuition? Sure, jumping to different conclusions seems likely, but when altering people's assumptions or ability to create assumptions, that opens up a host of interesting scenarios.





doommaggot  ·  3882 days ago  ·  link  ·  

At this point I don't think anyone really knows. Once you make changes to a person's underlying nature how could you predict their behaviour?

Another way of making the changes would be through genetic manipulation, or even mixing both genetic and technological aspects.

humanodon  ·  3882 days ago  ·  link  ·  

    Once you make changes to a person's underlying nature how could you predict their behaviour?

That's true. What an interesting idea to play with. I would assume that the most straightforward way of doing this would be a combination of genetic and technological changes, if the change were to happen quickly.