The Future of Mind Control | Rupert Sheldrake, Susan Schneider, Natasha Vita-More

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A decade ago scientists enabled a monkey to control a robot on the other side of the world with its mind. Now the technique has been extended to enable paraplegics to move robotic arms with their thoughts, and Elon Musk claims to be launching mind control technology this year.

Today we’re asking whether this marks the beginning of a new age in which humans control things around them with their mind alone?

Joining us remotely to discuss mind control is panpsychism researcher Rupert Sheldrake, artificial intelligence expert professor Susan Schneider and chairman of Humanity+ Natasha Vita-More.

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