[ExI] Dear Mother Nature (was Re: "meat")
benboc at lineone.net
Tue May 26 22:12:52 UTC 2009
Max More <max at maxmore.com> wrote:
>The recent discussion on Extropy-Chat about the use of the term
>"meat" for the human body reminded me of a piece I wrote about ten
>years ago [see blog link below] and read at the EXTRO 4: Biotech
>Futures conference in Berkeley, California).
>I'm thinking of including it in the book I'm working on (or possibly
>another book to follow right after that, focused on transhumanism).
>If you have any feedback on what you think works and what doesn't
>work as well as it might, I'd like to hear from you.
Max, that was exceptionally good.
For me, it all works, and the term "ultrahuman" might even be better
than "posthuman", because it can't be misinterpreted in the same way
("the humans are dead").
(waits for someone to say "noooo! I don't want to be *even more human*!!"
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