Transcendent man Ray Kurzweil: I do have fantasies sometimes about dying. About what people must feel like when they’re dying or if what I would feel like if I were dying. And it’s such a profoundly sad, lonely feeling that I really can’t bare it. So I go back to thinking about how I’m not going to die.

Transcendent Man: Film Opening


TRANSCENDENT MAN

The singularity documentary that chronicles the life and ideas of Ray Kurzweil(transcendent man), the inventor and futurist. Ray known for his bold vision of the Singularity, a point in the near future when technology will be changing so rapidly. We will have to enhance ourselves with artificial intelligence to keep up. Ray predicts this will be the dawning of a new civilization in which we will no longer be dependent on our physical bodies. We will be billions of times more intelligent then machine. There will be no clear distinction between human and machine, real reality and virtual reality. Human aging and illness will be reversed; world hunger and poverty will be solved and we will ultimately cure death. Critics accuse Ray of being too optimistic and argue that the dangers of the Singularity far outweigh the benefits. It pointing out the apocalyptic implications that once machines achieve consciousness, we may not be able to control them. Whether Ray’s controversial ideas incite excitement or fear, dogma or disbelief this ambitious documentary will forever change the way you look at life, death, and your own future.