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The last battle for equal rights won't be for racial equality;
It won't be for gender equality;
Not for sexual or gender orientation;
It will be a battle between two species:
Humans and Transhumans.

Unlike the other battles for equality, this one will be more than figurative;
It will take a great expense of blood
And in all likelihood result in the eventual extinction of the human race.

That's how dominant species function,
As one rises the other must logically fall
Transhumans will be smarter, stronger, and more capable than humans
Humans will eventually stop being the masters of their own planet
Transhumans will take the jobs of the elites, and outperform their human counterparts
Humans will respond, violently as usual
But they will loose.

What may start as a quest for equality for by both
Will end with the extinction of one.
I think I've invented a new label: Transhuman Supremacist. I guess I'm kinda like Magneto in that sense, except I'll never advocate for the destruction of mankind... I just don't see how it can be avoided
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SomeRandomMinion Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2014
...How cliche of you. And alarmist.
Seriously, you say this like it's inevitable; that "transhumanism" (which you automatically assume will lead to sci-fi "enhancements", going back to my "cliched" part) and that those of us who don't get said enhancements will be exterminated.

Because "humans are violent". 
Misanthropic much?
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YNot1989 Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Huh, I honestly forgot about this piece. This was back in my "The Singularity is Nigh!" phase. These days I consider the singularity to be faith for nerds, and I treat it with the same grain of salt as I do all other forms of faith. I maintain that humans are violent, and human augmentation is something society will have to deal with. I also still believe that society will most likely deal with it violently, because humans are violent and often respond to major changes with hostility. I don't believe it will result in any kind of war or genocide, at least not anymore. Like all social movements, one centered around augmented humans will gradually drift toward integration within the rest of society.
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SomeRandomMinion Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2014
Good to see you've matured a bit....and I only now realize how old this piece is. ^^;
Whoops.
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Born-of-Wolves Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
I can tell you which side I would be on; the transhumans, even if I wasn't one myself, because I would want to be one of them.
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lordpatthethird Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2013  Student General Artist
In this scenario, are do the baseline humsn remain that way due to economic factors or out of some sense of "moral" obligation.
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YNot1989 Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Moral bullshit.
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BlueLizard287 Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2012
Interesting concept, but what exactly do you mean by "Transhumans"? Do you mean cyborg-type people with robotics and all that, or fusing our DNA with other creatures?
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YNot1989 Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Cybernetic and Genetic augmentations.
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BlueLizard287 Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2012
Oh okay.
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LightParabol Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2011
I agree!
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