Intimations of Posthumanity

“I believe we lose immortality because we have not conquered our opposition to death; we keep insisting on the primary, rudimentary idea: that the whole body should be kept alive. We should seek to preserve only the part that has to do with consciousness.”

– Adolfo Bioy Casares, The Invention of Morel (trans. Ruth L. C. Simms, 1940)

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