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Monday, 12 October 2015

Themes and Memes Edition 13

Another transhuman themed film is reviewed here by Adam and Aaron on the Themes and Memes podcast. Recently we saw Johnny Depp in a starring role and now we have Scarlett Johansson playing the lead. Not unlike Transcendence, Lucy fails as a film, but at least it has sex appeal. It also has an abundance of occult symbolism crammed in for people to think about alongside all of the transhumanist memes.
Topics include: editing, sensory overload, television, MTV, first human, Morgan Freeman, evolution, transhumanism, cognitive enhancement, superpowers, killing without remorse, feminism, pettiness of every day life, lack of conflict, Darwinism, neutropics, revolution, Julian Huxley, time travel, animal state of consciousness, liberation, reproduction or immortality, posthuman, psychopathy, CPH4, psychotropic drugs, human performance, overworked labor force, perfect system problematic humans, appeal to female audience, cult of celebrity, garnering mass audience, new style of filmmaking, Bernays, ethics of technology, NBIC report, social science, culture creation, occult, symbolic language, Lucifer, dark and light, matter, apotheosis, eye, torch, Princess Diana, goddess, LSD, Fall of Man, androgyny, Original Sin, lightning, Sistine Chapel, Garden of Eden, creator overthrown by creation, ascension, becoming a USB flash drive and Quantum Physics.




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