Re: Definitions for Transhumanism

den Otter (
Sun, 12 Apr 1998 20:18:50 +0200

> From: Michael Lorrey <>

> > I must second that; I'm a *lot* more productive and looking for improvement
> > when I feel happy than when I'm depressed.
> IN this case, I would suggest that we differentiate 'happiness' from
> 'satisfaction', or merely as a subset of it. One can be both depressed and
> satisfied (if thats what makes you happy). Depression is a clinical condition,
> not a state of happiness.

By "depressed" I meant "temporarily unhappy" or "down", "out of energy"; NOT
"clinically depressed".

> > Of course, I *know* I'm unrepresentative of humanity, so... ;-)
> As Mr. den Otter has previously said is such a rude manner, I am rather extreme
> myself,

What are you talking about??