Re: Transhumanist Declaration

Michael Lorrey (retroman@together.net)
Wed, 08 Apr 1998 23:25:06 -0400


Michael Lee Bowling wrote:

> On Thu, 9 Apr 1998, Nick Bostrom wrote:
>
> > After reading this, I think I will change my one-sentence definition
> > to:
> >
> > "Transhumanism is the idea that the human condition will
> > be dramatically transformed by technology and that it is a good thing
> > to use rational methods to overcome our biological limitations."
> >
> > What do you other people say when somebody asks you "What is
> > transhumanism?"?
>
> I say: "Transhumanism is the notion that human evolution is an on going
> process and that it can should be directed by the individual, for the
> individual."
>
> I may change my response to: "Transhumanism: Evolution of the individual,
> by the individual, for the individual."

Michael, an excellent statement that is remarkably succint, direct, on
target, and with that grand historic ring to it... and sure to piss off the
socialist transhumanists...;-)

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