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inescapable bodies

6 June 2010

Author : jeanne-salome-rochat

Of course, those who work in pain management quite properly want to bring relief to those who suffer unbearably.
Of course, chronic pain is debilitating.
Of course, the effort to find drugs to neutralise the pain are comprehensible and laudable.

Is it the transhumanists’ wish to do away with pain that is a curiosity, as it seems to deny–along with so much else–the ordinary experience of being alive?

Above: a leg being taken care of by Thomas Hooper.

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