Re: Are you a mutant?

From: Randy Smith (
Date: Sun Feb 20 2000 - 11:34:18 MST

>Subject: Re: Are you a mutant?
>Date: Sun, 20 Feb 2000 13:05:37 EST
>In a message dated 2/19/2000 6:37:33 PM Pacific Standard Time,
> writes:
> "Homo" is the primate genus, but don't you suppose "transhuman"
> implies a new species?
> >>
>Homo-phobic... Afraid to be a monkey?

Well, actually, yes. Or, maybe I should say I aspire to non-nonmonkeyness. I
would like to someday rise above my monkeyness.
And let's be honest. Humans are really nothing more than a clever ape. Not
as mean or vicious as the rest of the primates, but pretty bad, anyway.

But what we are now, and what we aspire to be, are 2 different things.

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