[extropy-chat] The New Atlantis compares JPII and Transhumanism
benboc at lineone.net
Sun Dec 17 12:53:50 UTC 2006
"spike" <spike66 at comcast.net> wrote:
> Who is this Joseph Fletcher character that is being savaged? I have
> been reading transhumanist stuff for over a decade and never heard of
> him. The article seems to think he has something to do with
I suspect this is a strategy of demonisation by association.
Find somebody whose ideas are obviously reprehensible, find some link
(even a tenuous one) to a group you dislike, and thereafter quote the
person as a representative of the group, assuming that his views and the
group's views are synonymous.
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