Re: >H Defining Transhumanism

den Otter (
Mon, 19 Oct 1998 22:11:34 +0100

> From: Robin Hanson <>

> Phil goetz writes:
> >> Transhumanism is the idea that new technologies are likely
> >> to change the world so much in the next century or two that
> >> our descendants will in many ways no longer be "human."
> >
> >The use of the word "descendants" is problematical.
> Why? Don't you think we will have descendants?

Hmm, weren't we supposed to become our own successors like in "robots shall inherit the earth, and they shall be us"?