Electronic/World Wide Web>Internet Article:  Dietsch, Jeanne (February 10, 2015), Humanity and the Upcoming Battle between Good and Evil, h Magazine, Retrieved on 2015-02-13
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    13 FEB 2015

     Nietzsche's Ubermensch as a Precursor to Transhumanism

    ...over a century ago, Nietzsche wrote, in Also Sprach Zarathustra, that the ultimate purpose of humankind was to create a being transcending human abilities, an ubermensch. While ubermensch is often translated into English as “super man”, it is actually much closer to the concept of H . The ubermensch was a person above all weaker beings, an empiricist who gained knowledge from his senses just as H will gain knowledge from trillions of sensors. The ubermensch would not be constrained by...
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    Feels like this is pulling more from the philosophy than is supported by the text.