Re: Darwinian Extropy

E. Shaun Russell (
Sun, 8 Sep 1996 20:30:39 -0700 (PDT)

At 04:56 08/09/96 -0700, you wrote:
>>Point being, that a hyperintelligent mind is likely to be less subject to
>>mathematical behavior analysis than we are, not less. It's likely to be
>>less "logical" in it's reasons, that the arbitrariness of humanity. It's
>>certain to be more complex. A "social" group of such >H minds is likely
>>to be unfathenable in its behavior--and perhaps very inefficient and
>>illogical to outside analysis indeed.
>Could this mean that the culture of mysticism and it's illogical behavior
>could mean that people who believe in such are ahead of the rest of us??
>People believing in mysticism tap into many more emotions than atheists
>through "religious experiences". Is that where we're headed? Is religion a
>natural part of culture and intelligence except now due to our ability to
>control our fate, WE ARE BECOMING the gods through transhumanism?

Who said anything about *becoming* gods? (:-)