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

Emlyn emlynoregan at gmail.com
Fri Aug 27 00:03:08 UTC 2004

On Thu, 26 Aug 2004 15:15:02 -0400, 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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