The Brain

By David Eagleman
  • Biographies & Memoirs
  • Non-Fiction

Essentially: we’re born, we control a fragile body, we enjoy a small strip of sensory reality, and then we die. This book explains how science may give us the tools to transcend that evolutionary story. Read about hopes to have our brains downloaded and about those who are forking out considerable sums to have their severed heads committed to storage in canisters (that hold up to 5 heads) at -196 centigrade in the rather feint hope that someday the technology will exist to revive them and give them a further and indefinite term of life…presumably stitched back onto available, headless bodies

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