Re: transhuman projects (Was: SOC/TECH: Greenstar)

Date: Fri Jun 30 2000 - 18:08:48 MDT

In a message dated 6/25/00 4:23:57 PM Central Daylight Time,

> speaking of "explicitly transhumanist work," what might some of
> those be? it seems to me that all the basic enabling technologies of the
> transhuman vision are right on schedule; they are not receiving charity,
> but investment capital -- because they give immediate economic payoffs at
> almost every step of the way.
> what then constitutes explicitly transhumanist work? without
> slowing down my typing, i might think of three: 1. increasing public
> awareness of the coming tide; 2. catalyzing more integrated and
> cross-disciplinary research; 3. helping those already aware of what's
> coming to better prepare for the future. of course, there is also 4.
> forcasting the far-distant future (when i learn how to count again).

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