[extropy-chat] "The Most Dangerous Idea" (that is us)

Mike Lorrey mlorrey at yahoo.com
Thu Aug 26 20:32:05 UTC 2004

"First they laugh at you, then they attack you, then you win, and they
say they knew you were right all along."

Sounds like transhumanism is solidly out of the kook phase of

--- "natashavita at earthlink.net" <natashavita at earthlink.net> wrote:

> Friends,
> I just read this on the ExtroBritannia list and wanted to forward it
> to you
> all:
> "'What ideas, if embraced, would pose the greatest threat to the 
> welfare of humanity?' That question was posed to eight prominent 
> policy intellectuals by the editors of Foreign Policy in its 
> September/October issue (not yet available online). One of the eight 
> savants consulted was Francis Fukuyama, professor of international 
> political economy at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International 
> Studies, author of Our Posthuman Future: Consequences of the 
> Biotechnology Revolution, and a member of the President's Council on 
> Bioethics. His choice for the world's most dangerous idea? 
> Transhumanism."
> Transhumanism: The Most Dangerous Idea? 
> Ronald Bailey 
> http://www.reason.com/rb/rb082504.shtml 
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Mike Lorrey
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It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves."
                                         -William Pitt (1759-1806) 
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