Re: META: How many Transhumanist Moms and Dads?

From: Sabine Atkins (
Date: Sat Oct 14 2000 - 11:23:16 MDT

Alex Future Bokov wrote:

> Perhaps the difference between an Extropian and a New Ager is that both
> score high on Eliezer's Shock Level scale, but the New Ager doesn't
> have ver fanciful thinking counterbalanced by the discipline of
> rational, critical thinking.

You are absolutely right.
My Mom always liked rational, critical thinking (her mother - a
Christian fundamentalist - gave her much trouble with irrational
thinking, maybe that's why). She also was never interested in being a
New Ager.

Sabine Atkins --
Director, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence
Member of Extropy Institute, DE:Trans, Cryonics Institute

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