Psychedelics. Meditation. Nicotine. Endorphins. The smell of vanilla. Massage. Jazz.
Delightful Moments such as these are part of all human experience: the small, but powerful, separations from the daily humdrum when we feel stronger, calmer, more joyful, more in control, more distant from pain and anxiety.
Now, a range of new technologies has the potential to deliver these experiences. They range from transforming the human (genetics, neurosciences), to creating new forms of human chemistry (personal pharma), to changing human experience rather than the body (virtual and augmented reality).
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