Nanotech, God, and the purpose of life
I look at what to do with my life. I sometimes think that I should just put all my efforts into researching/cracking nanotechnology to be able to build nanobots that could cruise my bloodstream and fix damaged cells or destroy them if they are too far gone. Doing DNA composition comparisons to make sure none is whacked, which leads to cancer or worse.
But then, I look at another concept: Is there a God? I want to believe, but I wish I had more data. If there is a God, then let's just get this life over, as it must be just a training ground for whatever comes next. But if there isn't, and all this happened biaxident, then this is like a really scary impossible scream dream, so why try to prolong it? But then again, giving yourself and your loved ones near immortality (I think even with nanotech you'd still eventually die, but it would take a lot longer)
It's like a three-way paradox. What to do?
"With strange aeons, even death may die" - HP Lovecraft 1929.
I've got a lot more thoughts on this, but it's hard to articulate concepts like this. Does anyone else get the idea I'm trying to get across?
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