[ExI] H+ Census- why it matters to know if you matter.

spike 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
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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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