A Journey of Self Discovery #11: Beyond Freedom - The Non-Material Spark

by Jagad Guru Siddhaswarupananda

Jagad Guru begins this segment of the course, Beyond Freedom: The Non-Material Spark, with a discussion on the controversial topic of genetic engineering. He points out that there are serious ethical concerns with treating human beings as if they are merely complex machines. The key distinction between human beings and robots is the existence of the person or “self.”