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New Chapter in the Story of Dehumanization


Ilkka Vuorikuru


Ethical Technology

December 14, 2012

Last week I really thought that people like Francis Fukuyama and Jürgen Habermas have been right all along. Both have claimed in different writings that modern (and especially future) technology will cause our fragile human nature to deteriorate and in effect dehumanize us and our societies.[1]


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