Re: Religion, Science, Philosophy and Transhumanism

From: Russell Blackford (
Date: Thu Jul 19 2001 - 01:12:45 MDT

Damien said

Mark Walker wrote:
> > BTW, how do you say 'transhumanism' in Australian? (I think we need
> >abbreviation in the fine tradition of 'tinny' (can of beer), 'bikkie'
> >(biscuit, i.e., cookie) and 'barbie' (barbeque).
>(Not pronounced `trannie', however.)
> >I am linguistically
> >challenged because I am only half Australian).
>Half an oaf is better than none.
>Damien Broderick
>[the full oaf]

It gives a new (though perhaps unfortunate) meaning to "extropy", er


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