Wonder Woman and Transhumanism

To further commemorate the release of Wonder Woman this week on DVD/Blu-Ray, here is piece by Christopher Benek:

“Wonder Woman is an enhanced being with superhuman, god-like powers compared to the other people she encounters. Accordingly, in the film, she is faced with a very real transhumanist dilemma. On one hand, she can become a supervillain by aiding in the destruction of less-able (or arguably, just different) humans in order to recreate the world as she and other god-like beings see fit. Or, conversely, she can embrace people however they may be—limitations and all—and honor them for their unique gifts, helping to nurture them for the purposes of good.”

Read more here.

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