[ExI] H+ Census- why it matters to know if you matter.
spike66 at att.net
Tue Feb 14 19:23:11 UTC 2012
>... On Behalf Of Joseph Bloch
Subject: Re: [ExI] H+ Census- why it matters to know if you matter.
On Tue, Feb 14, 2012 at 7:48 AM, Eugen Leitl <eugen at leitl.org> wrote:
>> ...I would estimate that some 0.1% of the general population in a typical
> industrial country would qualify to be called tranhumanists. Some
> particular locations (say, Bay Area) would run much higher (perhaps as
high as 2-3%).
>...This begs two questions. First, and most obvious, on what are you basing
your estimate? 300,000 transhumanists in the U.S. alone seems a bit
optimistic. Heck, even in New York City they couldn't get more than one
person to show up to the transhumanist meetup most months. Joseph
What is this ancient term "show up?" We are meeting right now, in our own
homes in a timeframe and spaceframe completely under our own control.
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