Posthumanism is not a formal religion, but rather, it is driven by a series of underlying religious beliefs. Posthumanists, for example, believe that finite and temporal limits of the human body place severe constraints upon the human will.
"We in the Eugenics movement are not interested in competing against Adolph Hitler or Karl Marx for some minuscule little 1,000 year Reich. We are interested in competing with Jesus Christ and Buddha for the destiny of man."
"The Designer Baby Controversy", page 25
Recommended Reading: "God Wants You Dead", psge 86
Transhumanism's "Prophet" for the 21st Century and beyond
The new technopians actually have a name for themselves: transhumanists. According to the World Transhumanist Association: "Transhumanism (as the term suggests) is a sort of humanism plus.
Are we approaching technological changes that will merge biological and non-biological intelligence, fuse the man-machine relationship, and blur the lines between reality and virtual reality?
We support the development of and access to new technologies that enable everyone to enjoy better minds, better bodies and better lives.Democratic Transhumanism 2.0: Citizen Cyborg
"Let the ruling classes and Luddites tremble at a democratic transhumanist revolution. "
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". . . the world's most dangerous idea."