“WIRED: In your book you predict the emergence of two completely new religions. What are they? HARARI: [Techno-humanism and Dataism.]”

https://www.wired.com/2017/02/yuval-harari-tech-is-the-new-religion/

Excerpt:

Techno-humanism aims to amplify the power of humans, creating cyborgs and connecting humans to computers, but it still sees human interests and desires as the highest authority in the universe.

Dataism is a new ethical system that says, yes, humans were special and important because up until now they were the most sophisticated data processing system in the universe, but this is no longer the case. The tipping point is when you have an external algorithm that understands you—your feelings, emotions, choices, desires—better than you understand them yourself. That’s the point when there is the switch from amplifying humans to making them redundant.

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