[extropy-chat] Human - Posthuman gap (was: Spain has become the third country in Europe to legalise gay marriage)
pgptag at gmail.com
Thu Apr 28 04:56:22 UTC 2005
So what? I enjoyed being a child, then grew out of it and enjoyed
being an adult even more.
On 4/27/05, Samantha Atkins <sjatkins at mac.com> wrote:
> On Apr 27, 2005, at 2:59 PM, Eugen Leitl wrote:
> > I think the idea of the posthuman label is to denote an end to people
> > As We Know Them,
> > and TEOTWAWKI in general.
> > For some strange reason, this is still controversial to some
> > transhumanists.
> Is it a "strange reason" that most of us enjoy being a person as we
> know them and are more than a bit put off by the notion that there may
> be no place for the majority of people around us in your apparent
> vision of a posthuman world? Are we supposed to just go blindly full
> tilt forward with little or no care what happens to the world as we
> know it and its people? If that is the view then I hope that it
> remains exceedingly controversial.
> - samantha
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