[ExI] MAX MORE in Second Life yesterday

Natasha Vita-More natasha at natasha.cc
Mon Jun 9 13:58:51 UTC 2008

Max said two things which I think need to be developed because they are
edgy, provoking and will get some attention:

1.  That he does not support the notion of the Singularity as being a single
"event", but a series of bursts.  This would be a  marvelous talk in SL.
Title could be "Max More speaks out against the Singularity"  or something
like  "Singularity?  Not."

2.  I have never heard Max say in front of more than a couple of
colleagues/friends that James Hughes and WTA intentionally misfed
information to the public by crediting Huxley with defining/creating
"transhumanism" and that Max never read Huxley's writing on this or ever
heard of it before writing a philosophical outlook of transhumanism.  While
many of you/us would think this is stale and opening a can of worms, it
might be a breakthrough in bringing people together and making a stand
against political manipulations that did hurt H+ and continues to hurt H+
because while it has been talked about and talked about, Max has never
openly talked about it and it is about him personally.

Natasha Vita-More
BFA, MS, MPhil/PhD Candidate, Planetary Collegium
Faculty of Technology, School of Computers, Communication and Electronics
University of Plymouth, UK
Arts and Design - NBIC+ Convergence
H+ Europe

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Subject: MAX MORE in Second Life yesterday

See my report with comments, pictures and a videoclip. I hope someone
has recorded the audio.


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