Re: SOC: Opposition to Transhumanism

From: Anders Sandberg (
Date: Tue Jan 04 2000 - 05:27:01 MST

John Thomas <> writes:

> I'm still both a registered Green and a transhumanist; and while
> I have little expectation of the Greens becoming a serious political
> party I feel a need to distance myself from the ruling parties, and
> am not ready to embrace a Libertarian agenda. Not all questions
> about genetically engineered crops have been answered, and it may
> still be possible to make technological errors that lead to
> environmental disaster. Like Natasha, if I understand her correctly,
> I reject the ignorant alarmists without rejecting rational
> environmental concerns.

Transhumanism can complement environmentalism in many ways. But
overcoming the ideological barriers and handling irrational
environmentalism will be hard work. I applaud all attempts to achieve

Anders Sandberg                                      Towards Ascension!                  
GCS/M/S/O d++ -p+ c++++ !l u+ e++ m++ s+/+ n--- h+/* f+ g+ w++ t+ r+ !y

This archive was generated by hypermail 2b29 : Thu Jul 27 2000 - 14:02:00 MDT