Re: BUSINESS: Transhuman Posters

Chris Hind (
Mon, 10 Mar 1997 23:26:31 -0800

>>Why sadness? You took a post with an intention to locate a printing press
>>and singled out a visual idea and made it into a scientific debate. Then
>>you began attacking values and accusing intent without fully comprehending
>>the concept. Your blatant comments were based on an area of interest that
>>you consider yourself to be adept at, but you missed all else. Rather than
>>ask questions, your made assumptions and claimed them as facts.
>The point was that this is a poster that will be seen by many people, making
>the extropian concepts, and related concepts (nanotech especially) look like
>scifi. This doesn't help the scientific world's impression of these
>>Yes, I can see. I don't believe that anyone was intentionally trying to make
>>science or you look foolish.
>No, not intentionally, but the to the general public this sort of art makes
>scientists interested in nanotech and futurism look like space cadets. Not
>an image builder.

Wow, now after taking his medication he actually sounds reasonable! Try not
to come on so strong and violently next time. I agree, lets make the whole
poster look sleek and futuristic rather than comic book scifi.

"Risk: You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage
to lose sight of the shore."

Chris Hind ( Upward, Outward, ACTION!
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