But John Desmond Bernal could see into the future.
In The World, the Flesh, and the Devil, the controversial British scientist predicted that our species would not be limited by our biological bodies for long. Yes, we will soon all be cyborgs, he said more than 80 years ago.What Is A Cyborg?
"Sooner or later the useless parts of the body must be given more modern functions or dispensed with altogether, and in their place we must incorporate ... new functions," he wrote. "Man himself must actively interfere in his own making ... in a highly unnatural manner."