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How to Be a Perfect Cyborg: Technology, Buddhism, and the Future
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Join us for a 5-week class series on the intersection of technology and Buddhism with Columbia professor David Kittay.

 

Feb. 10, 17, 24; Mar. 1 & 10 | 7:00–8:30pm ET | $15 per class (single session registration allowed) | Live-streamed via Zoom

This 5-week class series with Columbia University professor David Kittay will explore pertinent questions such as: does the singularity really exist, can cyborgs have ethics, and how do we practice wisdom within the simulation? Join us for stimulating sessions and discussions based on seminal articles and literature surrounding the subject.

 

Session 1 (2/10): Could the Singularity Really Exist?

 


 

Prof. David Kittay teaches courses on Buddhism and technology at Columbia University, where his courses are called “life-changing.” Dr. Kittay chairs the Executive Committee of Tibet House US and is President of the Tibetan Classics Translators Guild of New York. He also writes and lectures on the subject of compassionate lawyering, and has served as a trial and civil rights lawyer, federal bankruptcy trustee and a receiver for the Securities Exchange Commission. He is currently Director and Professor of Philosophy at the Harlem Clemente Course for the Humanities, teaching humanities to economically disadvantaged people in Harlem. His latest publication is the Vajra Rosary Tantra, published by Wisdom.

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