Universe, Human Immortality and Future Human Evaluation - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780124158016, 9780124158108

Universe, Human Immortality and Future Human Evaluation

1st Edition

Authors: Alexander Bolonkin
eBook ISBN: 9780124158108
Hardcover ISBN: 9780124158016
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 12th December 2011
Page Count: 168
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This book debates the universe, the development of new technologies in the 21st century and the future of the human race. Dr Bolonkin shows that a human soul is only the information in a person’s head. He offers a new unique method for re-writing the main brain information in chips without any damage to the human brain.

This is the scientific prediction of the non-biological (electronic) civilization and immortality of the human being. Such a prognosis is predicated upon a new law, discovered by the author, for the development of complex systems. According to this law, every self-copying system tends to be more complex than the previous system, provided that all external conditions remain the same. The consequences are disastrous: humanity will be replaced by a new civilization created by intellectual robots (which Dr Bolonkin refers to as "E-humans" and "E-beings"). These creatures, whose intellectual and mechanical abilities will far exceed those of man, will require neither food nor oxygen to sustain their existence. They may have the emotion. Capable of developing science, technology and their own intellectual abilities thousands of times faster than humans can, they will, in essence, be eternal.

Key Features

  • Demonstrates that the problem of immortality can only be solved by changing the biological human into an artificial form
  • Discusses progress in robotics and other techologies


Anyone interested in artificial intelligence, robotics, computing and immortality

Table of Contents


About the Author

1. Macro World

1.1. Universe

1.2. Stars

1.3. Exotic Stars

1.4. Sun

1.5. Solar Planets

1.6. Summary

2. Micro World

2.1. Matter

2.2. Atoms, Molecules

2.3. Nucleus, Protons, Neutrons, Quarks, and Nuclear Forces

2.4. Degenerate Matter

2.5. Summary

3. Surprising Properties of Our Universe

3.1. All World (Universe) in Point, All Time (Universe History) in Moment

3.2. Travel into the Future

3.3. The Law of Existence of the Universe, the Aim of the Universe, and the Purpose of Humanity

3.4. Summary

4. What Is God?

4.1. General Notes: God

4.2. Existence of God

5. What Is the Human Soul?

5.1. General Note: Soul

5.2. Soul in Religions

5.3. Summary

6. What Is “I”? What Are “We”?

6.1. Individual (Person)

6.2. Intelligence

6.3. Artificial Intelligence

6.4. AI as a Person

6.5. Robots

6.6. Summary

7. Human Emotions, Happiness, and Pleasure

7.1. Emotions

7.2. Happiness

7.3. Pleasure

7.4. Summary

8. The Advent of the Non-Biological Civilization

8.1. The Law of Increasing Complexity

8.2. The Birth of the Electronic Civilization

8.3. “So What?”

8.4. Consequences from the Appearance of the Electronic Civilization

8.5. What Can We Do?

8.6. Must We Fear the Electronic Civilization?

8.7. Electronic Society

8.8. What Will Happen with Humanity?

8.9. Summary

9. The Beginning of Human Immortality

9.1. Medical Science and the Issue of Immortality

9.2. An Unexpected Breakthrough

9.3. Contemporary Research

9.4. Intelligence in Space

9.5. Summary

10. What are Science, Soul, Paradise, and Artificial Intelligence?

10.1. Advantages of Electronic Beings

10.2. The Human Soul

10.3. Heaven on Earth

10.4. The Supreme Mind and Mankind’s Existence

10.5. Essential State of Things and Perspectives

10.6. Hope

10.7. Summary

11. Real Breakthrough to Immortality

11.1. Brief Description of Previous Works by the Author

11.2. Electronic Immortality, Advantages of Electronic Existence

11.3. What Are Men and Intelligent Beings?

11.4. The Main Problem with Electronic Immortality: Rewriting Brain Information (Soul) to Electronic Chips Is Impossible to Do with Current Technology

11.5. Modeling of the Soul for a Concrete Person

11.6. Disadvantages of Biological Men and Biological Society

11.7. Electronic Society

11.8. The Lot (Fortune) of Humanity

11.9. Summary

12. The Natural Purpose of Humankind Is to Become God

12.1. Introduction

12.2. The Law of Purpose

12.3. What Is Alive and What Is Imbued with Reason (Intellect)?

12.4. Biological Intellect as the First Step Toward the Purpose

12.5. What Is God?

12.6. God as the Purpose Given to Humankind by Nature

12.7. An Electronic Civilization as the Second Step of Reason (Humanity)

12.8. Electronic Immortality as a Way of Transition to an Electronic Civilization

12.9. What Can We Expect from Other, Alien Civilizations?

12.10. The Great Space Race

12.11. One Alternative—God, or Slavery and Destruction

12.12. The Current Purpose and the Main Ways of Scientific and Technical Progress

12.13. Summary

13. Setting God in a Computer-Internet Net

13.1. Humankind as Logical Device

13.2. God as Superintellect

13.3. Computers in the Modern World and Their Development

13.4. Computers and the Human Brain

13.5. Self-realization and Self-development Programs as a Germ of God

13.6. Human Benefits from a Real God Embedded in Computer-Internet

13.7. Possible Dangers and Advantages

13.8. Modern Development and Plans

14. Immortality Becomes a Reality

15. Personhood

15.1. What Is an Intelligent Person?

15.2. AI as a Person: Three Prerequisites or Laws of Men, AI, and E-beings

15.3. The Third Law for Men, AI, and E-beings

15.4. Biological Human Civilization, Electronic Civilization

15.5. Emotions

15.6. Humanoid Creatures

16. General Summary for Chapters 8–15Chapter 8Chapter 9Chapter 10Chapter 11Chapter 12Chapter 13Chapter 14Chapter 15

16.1. What Is Man?

16.2. What Is Homo sapiens?

16.3. What Is Soul?

16.4. What Is a Person (an Intelligent Being)?

16.5. What Is Reasonable Intellectual Man or Person?

16.6. What Is a Free Man (Person) or E-being and What Is a Manipulatee?

16.7. What Are God and Supreme Mind?

16.8. How to Become Immortal?

16.9. Advantages of the E-being

16.10. Electronic Civilization

16.11. Human Further Transformation

Appendix 1. An Open Statement to the President of the United States of America and to the Presidents and Prime Ministers of All Countries About a Scientific and Technology Jump in the Twenty-First Century

Appendix 2. Current Artificial Intelligence

Appendix 3. Current Supercomputers



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About the Author

Alexander Bolonkin

Affiliations and Expertise

NASA, Labs of the US Air Force, NYU, NJIT, C&R, MAI.