Re: Can You Live Forever? Esquire article

J. R. Molloy (
Mon, 10 May 1999 19:16:27 -0700

Natasha wrote,
>>Yes, I particulary appreciated this last parapraph from Wilson's book.
>This last paragraph shows that Wilson would like to preserve the human
>biology and does not support augmentations. I'm a bit confused, I thought
>you disagreed with my initial statement.

The preservation of human biology does not contradict or disagree with extropy (or with you I imagine).

What Wilson referred to in his last paragraph of _Consilience_ has to do with prosthesis, not with augmentation. Extropian augmentation amplifies human biology. Entropic prosthesis merely supplies crutches and accessories to devolving organisms.

--J. R.
CEE CEE Rider:
Conservative Existential Empiricist
Consilient Extropian Environmentalist