Modern science is based on primitive assumptions.
Schools teach (and get in trouble if they don’t teach) that there was no intelligence guiding the evolution of species. There was no spirit making any decisions at all about what to create and how. Matter refined itself into life by accident. Given enough years, and enough accidents, the miracle of life came into being.
And the matter got really smart. It turned into Bill Gates, Elon Musk, and Yuval Harari (our guest below). The chain of lucky accidents made a few people who were way smarter than ordinary mud: smart guys who could (and were entitled to) fix everything that evolution had botched in their fellow man, so we could all become perfect like them.
They’re busy redesigning us as we speak.
In 2018, Israeli historian Yuval Noah Harari waxed poetic about our transhuman future in this speech to the World Economic Forum (a group of power brokers who feel uniquely qualified to shove these changes down our throats):