Michael Lorrey (
Thu, 01 Apr 1999 22:15:36 -0500

Anders Sandberg wrote:

> "Peter Passaro" <> writes:
> > We must have some standards for reasonable
> > discussion, and I don't think elementary science questions make the grade.
> Sure. But is memetics elementary science? I'm not so sure, it is a
> concept that right now is not very widely known (but infecting people
> at a rising rate :-).

The concept of memes was taught in my sixth grade class when we were learning about sociology. The class had kids of all ability levels as well. That was 1980.

> As others have noticed, what we might need is a better FAQ system. Or
> maybe a transhumanist encyclopedia.

Yes, I'm thinking we should set up a more responsive knowledge base that can pull from a number of existing resources. I will also repeat my call for at least a few online courses on transhumanist studies that can be distributed with many of the online education programs available already.

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