eschatoon at gmail.com
Mon May 25 06:34:11 UTC 2009
What Max said. However, I will continue to say "meat" in debates with
anti-transhumanists, or oh-so-PC ex-transhumanists who try to appease
critics and score personal points by attacking radical transhumanist
Friends, offering the other cheek does NOT work: Sun-Tzu knew that,
and so did all those who made history. In a war, and this will be a
war, one must play to win.
On Sun, May 24, 2009 at 10:15 PM, Max More <max at maxmore.com> wrote:
>> >Surely it would be appropriate to say: "I have to leave for work
>> >early today to pick up the mini-meat from school."
>> If you say so. Try not to say it in the hearing of any teachers or
>> parental units.
> That was a Mike Myers-inspired joke that I think you missed.
> Although your first response to the use of "meat" seemed rather vehement, I
> do agree with you that it's sensible to avoid using the term. It is
> literally incorrect (unlike "flesh"), and it does imply an intrinsic dislike
> or disgust for the flesh. I neither (intrinsically) love nor despise my
> flesh body. I see as a bit like a computer operating system -- when it's
> working well, I marvel at it. When it's making my life miserable, I'm much
> less fond of it and look forward to a debugged version.
aka Giulio Prisco
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