“A Cyborg Manifesto”, written by Donna Haraway, is considered as an important theory branch of post-humanism. Haraway explained the breakdown of boundaries between physical and non-physical since the 20th Century that has allowed for her hybrid, cyborg myth.

Buddhists usually believe that humans have multiple bodies, and when we attain advanced states of meditation we can travel using a 'mind-made' body and leave our physical body. For Buddhists, they are always trying to break the frontier between physical and non-physical.