According to the ideas of “transhumanism,” the human race is a transient, temporary species, meant to fill-in some of the gaps in the evolutionary chain, between the Neanderthal/Cro-Magnon hybrid known as “human” and whatever comes next. According to the transhumanists,
Are we to be sad at the thought of the passing of mankind, with all his weaknesses and defections? Or is the proper reaction to take joy that our species is evolving into something different, perhaps better? Who is to say what is proper or better for us all? Certainly not the men who have taken it upon themselves to decide all our fates.