We are firmly in an era of accelerated progress. We are witness to advancements in science, the arts, technology, medicine and nearly all forms of human achievement at a rate never seen before. We know more about the workings of the human brain and of distant galaxies than our ancestors could have imagined. The design of a superior kind of human being – healthier, stronger, smarter, more handsome, more enduring – seems to be in the works. Even immortality may now appear feasible, a possible outcome of better and better biological engineering.

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P2 #10 (‘The Importance of Failure’)_QUESTIONS

P2 #10 (‘The Importance of Failure’)_PASSAGE

P2 #10 (‘The Importance of Failure’)_ANSWERS