Re: The Future and Nihilism (was Re: >H RE: Present dangers

Brian Manning Delaney (
Mon, 06 Sep 1999 00:34:23 -0700

"J. R. Molloy" wrote:
> The future of transhumanism looks bright to me.
> (Even brighter if we can manage to avoid wasting too much time with
> religiosity, politics, romance, sports, or philosophy.)

I disagree. And, as Robert Bradbury put it in a diff. connection

RB> "This is as far as I go buddy" (said RB> with a John Wayne accent).

A quicky, tho:


> If not, I suggest you stop making
> this claim [that science is a subset of
> philosophy].

I have grounds: philosophy is about truth (some would put even more broadly), by definition. Sci. is about only _empirical_ truth (by definition, yours in fact).

Looks like a relation of subordination to me. Don['t see any controversy. Don't know why you do.