Nicholas Agars A Pragmatic Optimism About Enhancement?

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In Nicholas Agars reading ‘A Pragmatic Optimism about Enhancement Technologies’, his first major concern is how everyday individuals have been misinformed regarding the reality of enhanced technology works. Agar believes Hollywood is responsible for the illusion surrounding cloning, believing that Hollywood uses films such as “Star Wars: Attack of the Clones and Star Trek: Nemeses”, (Agar 20) imply the idea that under the control of military forces clones “ have the potential to replace humans with a race of: ‘emotionless zombies” ,(Agar 20). Agar’s style of approaching this argument is very analytic, which is the way he wants his audience to interpret his reading. He believes it is crucial to understand the science behind human enhancement
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