Re: Definitions for Transhumanism

Natasha Vita More (
Sat, 18 Apr 1998 12:04:34 -0500

At 09:44 AM 4/17/98 -0700, =- deluxe -= wrote:

>I'm not sure if I like creativity and rational in the same relational
>Why does it have to be rational?

It's not such a bad word -:) And, it doesn't really take away from
creative thinking. Wouldn't it be better to be creative in a rational way,
than in an irrational manner?

>I feel as though there's an amendment there which isn't necessary. If you
>about it, you'd have to define rational dynamically to have it really work.
>What is the definition of rational if you are a mid-transition posthuman? How
>does our ability to rationalize change with our accelerated evolution in
>Perhaps creativity becomes completely rational.
>Perhaps this is one downside of the posthuman.

Perhaps this is the upside of the posthuman. Whether or not we hit a
Singularity, we will hit a Creativity Augmentum where creativity will be
much in demand at a period when we have not only the time, but the
brain-power to create. The leaps in our creativity will be manifold. Will
it be rational? If we are rational beings, our creativity is rational.

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