At 06:51 PM 14/08/99 +0000, Nick wrote:
>"ultra-humanism" seems to mean almost exactly the same as
>transhumanism (though with somewhat tackier overtones IMHO)
Considerably tackier. I was reminded with a shudder of a nasty little line by the admirable sf critic John Clute, who spoke scornfully of obergruppenfuhrerlederhosenfabrikengesellschaft.