>OK, we've gone over Nietzche as a possible memetic ancestor; who >else
>might qualify? Who first inspired &/or infected you with the
> >transhumanist/extropian meme?
Though it isn't necessarily transhuman or extropic, Buddhism definitely prepared me for transhumanism. I was studying Buddhism before I had ever heard the term "transhumanism" (and what's odd is I've since stopped studying it...)