In approximately 300 words, please write a response to the following questions.  Post your work in the “research binder” category.

  • Blyn suggests that we have entered a posthuman era.  What do you think she means by this?  What are the defining features of the posthuman era?
  • What do you think about Blyn’s assertion that technology has permitted Mullins to become an architect of her own identity?
  • What do you think of Blyn’s suggestion that the posthuman era is marked by corporate domination and ideological mechanization?  Do you think she is right? Why or why not?
  • As you consider the positive and negative effects of augmenting the body, do you think humanity is facing a net gain or a net loss?  Why? How?
  • Please address any additional aspects of Blyn’s chapter that were of interest to you.