Re: SOC: Opposition to Transhumanism

Date: Tue Jan 04 2000 - 10:45:51 MST

In a message dated 01/02/2000 6:21:15 PM Eastern Standard Time, writes:

<< Perhaps rather than focusing on groups, it would work better to focus
 on ideas. Organize the list not in terms of opponents, but in terms of
 the ideas which opponents bring forth, the justifications they offer for
 opposing transhumanism. Then your categories still work: opposition based
 on environmentalism, opposition based on religion, opposition based on
 desire for political control (for lack of a better phrase). You can link
 to statements and articles which illustrate and advocate these positions. >>

How about just using the word "fanaticism".... "Environmental fanaticism",
"Religious fanaticism", "Political fanaticism" that way the point is clear
that this is not all inclusive to any and all religious or environmental
activists but those who are know who your talking about by reading the

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