THE IDEAL CYBORG

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As a science fiction fan, I often wondered what kind of technologies would be required to make the ideal cyborg. In my opinion, their arms and legs would be replaced with cybernetic ones in order to enhance their upper body strength and running capabilities. Their internal organs would be replaced by synthetic ones that provide more stamina than organic organs. Their living eyes and eardrums would be replaced by lifelike replicas to enhance their senses. Finally, I envision them having nanobots in their blood to make their muscles stronger and reinforce their bones. I do not agree with the idea of cyborgs having weapons built into their limbs because there would not be enough room for the moving parts of the limbs. However, this can be an exception for more specialized cyborgs.

In one of my future superhero I am thinking of including a cyborg of this kind. I am thinking of them being a type of police force, but nothing like Robocop. Instead, I am envisioning them to be more like the military police for fascist regimes. What do you think of this incarnation of cyborgs?

4 thoughts on “THE IDEAL CYBORG”

  1. I have always been fascinated by the idea of cyborgs! From Steve Austin in “The Six Million Dollar Man” to the world of the Terminator, the thought of using machinery to make man “better, faster, stronger” was always fascinating; as was the consideration of what consequences to society such technology might bring to the real world. Your comments about their use as a military police force for authoritarian regimes goes right into the heart of some of the thoughts I’ve had myself!

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