Extropy Institute As Vehicle For Granting Degrees (Re: What is to be done?)

Mike C. (mikec@jax.gulfnet.com)
Wed, 9 Apr 1997 16:31:36 -0400

>From: Hara Ra <harara@shamanics.com>
>Date: Tue, 25 Mar 1997 01:30:07 -0800
>Subject: What is to be done?
>Kathryn Aegis wrote:
>> My master's degree went into a crash-and-burn a few months ago when
>> one of my degree committee members decided that a transhumanist
>> emphasis was not something that he could support. And my time at
>> Antioch, supposedly a bastion of progressive thinking, was
>> characterized by hostility from my classmates towards transhumanist
>> ideas.
>Perhaps we might begin thinking of the Extropy Institute as a vehicle
>for granting degrees in the areas of Extropian and TransHuman
>Some institutions, such as UC Santa Cruz have a history of granting
>degrees in areas defined by the student. Perhaps the Extropy Institute
>could form some alliances with same.....

My eyes are open.
I want to hear more opinions.