From: "Jacques Du Pasquier" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Thanks. Apparently it's dead, though. (5 posts this year) You'll have
> to bear with me here ;-)
Too bad about transhumaniste francophone.
You've already added zest and a refreshing perspective to the extropians list.
> See my post "French culture and Extropianism" for some possible
> explanation !
Yes, that's a very good explanation, and it prompts me to think that perhaps
Hans Moravec will need to fine tune his robots in France, just to make sure
his prediction comes true: "You'll learn to like robots. They'll be nicer than
(I don't think robots will accuse socio-biologists of being fascists.)
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Useless hypotheses, etc.:
consciousness, phlogiston, philosophy, vitalism, mind, free will, qualia,
analog computing, cultural relativism, GAC, Cyc, Eliza, cryonics, individual
uniqueness, ego, human values, scientific relinquishment, malevolent AI,
We move into a better future in proportion as science displaces superstition.
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