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Article Reference: ‘The obliteration of life: depersonalization and disembodiment in the terabyte era’

‘On the one hand, life in general and human life in particular are literally “obliterated”: dissolved into streams of letters and symbols’ p.70.

‘Living beings are emptied as it were, as the “flesh of life” is digitalized.’

‘Biology is not destiny, but changeable, open to optimization: a constructive project, fueled by technoscientific promises.’ P.85.

while individuals are called upon to engineer their own fate,’ P.85.

the human subject dissolves into the symbolic order of electronic networks. P.85.


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