Re: Transhumanist Declaration

Michael Lee Bowling (
Wed, 8 Apr 1998 21:15:47 -0500 (EST)

On Thu, 9 Apr 1998, Nick Bostrom wrote:

> After reading this, I think I will change my one-sentence definition
> to:
> "Transhumanism is the idea that the human condition will
> be dramatically transformed by technology and that it is a good thing
> to use rational methods to overcome our biological limitations."
> What do you other people say when somebody asks you "What is
> transhumanism?"?

I say: "Transhumanism is the notion that human evolution is an on going
process and that it can should be directed by the individual, for the

I may change my response to: "Transhumanism: Evolution of the individual,
by the individual, for the individual."

Michael Bowling