Re: Present dangers to transhumanism

Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (
Thu, 26 Aug 1999 15:33:44 -0500 wrote:
> Yes, we are moving into the mainstream conciousness, and media
> will be the primary tool for that. I am preparing a series of
> strategy 'backgrounders' for transhumanists interested in getting
> media coverage. These will be made available in some manner,
> as a sort of service that the WTA can provide. It could be that
> working with the media in a professional manner and building
> a track record there could go a long way towards alleviating
> some of the 'dangers' that you foresee.

Excellent. Thank you; that needed doing. Please post when those 'backgrounders' are completed. Will they be publicly available?

Of course Singularitarianism isn't in any present danger of going mainstream, but I still approve of spreading transhumanist levels of future-shock tolerance, and I also like to be prepared.

           Eliezer S. Yudkowsky
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