[extropy-chat] The New Atlantis compares JPII and Transhumanism

Robert Bradbury robert.bradbury at gmail.com
Sun Dec 17 14:05:41 UTC 2006

On 12/17/06, ben <benboc at lineone.net> wrote:
> 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.

Interesting.  In reading the Wikipedia page I don't find any of his ideas
"reprehensible".  Nor would find it easy to associate someone who promoted
euthanasia to be tied to a groups of people who almost universally argue for
and actively support lifespan extension.

You are right about links being "tenuous".

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