Re: Defining Transhumanism

Max More (
Tue, 20 Oct 1998 13:31:27 -0700

At 08:47 AM 10/20/98 -0600, Steve Van Sickle wrote:
>Max wrote:
>> Also, "...creativity, and other rational methods" might sound odd, since it
>> might seem to be implying that creativity is a rational procedure in the
>> sense of following a well-defined algorithm. Perhaps: "by means of science,
>> technology, creativity, and any rational means." [Maybe use "effective"
>> instead of "rational".]
>How about "by rational use of science, technology, creativity and
>other means". I think leaving some reference reason is important,
>science I can think of many irrational uses of science, technology...

Steve, I like your rephrasing. It nicely solves the problem. Why didn't I think of that right away?!


Max More, Ph.D. (soon also: <>)
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