[extropy-chat] Redneck Transhumanists

Adrian Tymes wingcat at pacbell.net
Fri Jul 2 16:25:08 UTC 2004

--- Eliezer Yudkowsky <sentience at pobox.com> wrote:
> What's a reluctant transhumanist?  Is it anything
> like a reluctant virgin?

Not quite.  Most definitions of "virgin" are binary:
you either are or aren't.  A reluctant virgin might
yearn to not be a virgin, or be one more through lack
of effort to not be than desire to be.  A reluctant
transhumanist would be closer to the latter: accepting
transhumanist principles, but less than

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