Re: Genetic transition to posthumanism

Date: Fri Apr 27 2001 - 13:22:32 MDT

On April 27, 2001 Eliezer S. Yudkowsky wrote:

>Genetics is too slow to have any impact, and receives little or no mention
>among knowledgeable transhumanists.

I would say that it is a little naive to claim that genetics will not have an
impact on the future evolutionary path of humanity. Maybe it is due to a
limited education that some people would claim this. I fully believe in the
potential of science, including nanotechnology and AI, but it seems like some
people on this list live in a fantasy land.

J. Mathieu

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