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Future Technology: Mind Invasion?

February 23, 2014, 1:45 PM
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"I personally most fear the technology that allows invasion of our thoughts, our feelings, our aspirations, our intellectual achievements," actor James Woods told Futurescape in this interview. "The notion of some ill equipped bureaucratic bozo getting into my inner thoughts and feelings fills me with dread and I think is probably the greatest challenge for the future of mankind."

As we reported on Saturday here on Big Think, our cars are the latest front in the battle over data and privacy. Do you think that mind invasion technology will one day exist and is it the greatest threat to humankind? Let us know your take in the comments.

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