MEDIA, UK: how to build a human

From: estropico > (
Date: Tue Feb 05 2002 - 09:45:03 MST

On the BBC website, there's a section dedicated to the TV program "How to
build a human", mentioned in previous messages as having a borderline
transhumanist attitute.

At this URL(
you can debate the pros and cons of immortality, listen to the experts
(watch out for Nick Bostrom) and vote. When I had a look, the ratio was
about 70:30 between those that would like to live forever (various options)
and those that wouldn't.

The graphics of the site make it look like its targeted at kids (unlike the
tv program) and you won't find much that you don't already know, but it's a
pleasant surprise to find an all-out transhumanist in the experts' panel!

At this link ( you can find out more about the


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