Skip to comments.Peter the human cyborg's mind-blowing journey to 'cheat death' as part man, part machine
Posted on 08/29/2020 11:16:42 AM PDT by RomanSoldier19
Science fiction is rapidly becoming fact as 59-year-old scientist Dr Peter Scott-Morgan tries to cheat death and battle muscle-wasting motor neurone disease by becoming a cyborg
A scientist is taking a leaf out of sci-fi novels as he embarks on a mission to transform himself into a real-life human cyborg.
In 2017, 59-year-old scientist Dr Peter Scott-Morgan was given the devastated news he had the muscle-wasting motor neurone disease similar to that of Stephen Hawking.
Instead of accepting the diagnosis as a death sentence, Peter wants to use it as the motivation to transform himself with hi-tech "upgrades".
He is now fully committed to becoming part human, part machine as the world's first full cyborg as documented in a mind-blowing new Channel 4 documentary Peter: The Human Cyborg.
Peter, from Torquay, Devon, said he wanted to push the boundaries of what science can achieve and by doing so, extend his life.
And he has already beaten the odds, having been given two years to live by doctors in 2017, meaning under that prognosis he should have died last year.
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OK. Who pays for it?
I dont see standing in his way, but I would insist on a reliable means for him to communicate once he becomes fully dependent on cybernetics to survive. I would want him to be capable of clearly expressing the quality of life he is experiencing. If he is in pain, real or imaginary, or worse, I would want him to be able to let people know and take appropriate action.
Stephen Hawking had the advantage of a superior intellect that permitted him to find satisfaction in mental activities that the average person might find totally unfulfilling.
I am sure that there are plenty of companies willing to pay for it if they stand to make millions of dollars off the knowledge that they gain.
If private companies fund it then I am good with that.
I have seen this movie
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