[extropy-chat] TransColloquium Meeting: Dealing with New Pope's Campaign
pgptag at gmail.com
Mon Apr 25 17:56:11 UTC 2005
Should be soon enough to issue a statement in useful time, and I
recommend including a weekend (say, Fri to Mon) to give people more
On 4/25/05, Natasha Vita-More <natasha at natasha.cc> wrote:
> Extropy Institute is calling for a meeting at the TransColloquium for
> Transhumanist organizations to discuss strategies for dealing with the
> potential for conflicts that might arise from the Pope's declaration
> concerning the moral relativism and the "cultural wars". This is a global
> issue for transhumanity.
> ExI will be sending out an invitation later for a meeting in May. If your
> organization would like to suggest a meeting date and time, please let me
> know by Wednesday. It would be helpful if those of you who receive this
> message to forward it to other transhumanist organizations and groups.
> Pope Benedict's Campaign
> NPR's Monday morning edition:
> Pope Benedict Warns Against Moral Relativism
> by Barbara Bradley Hagerty
> Morning Edition, April 25, 2005 • The new leader of the Roman Catholic
> Church has denounced moral relativism, the idea that moral principles have
> no objective standards. Pope Benedict XVI has characterized it as the major
> evil facing the church. Some observers believe he is taking a stance in the
> tense cultural wars in the United States."
> I hope you all will work us. It will be a first time that we have a global
> issue to work together on and plan a strategy. I think we can make headway
> as a culture and a meaningful contribution to our future.
> I look forward to hearing from you,
> Natasha Vita-More
> Cultural Strategist
> Extropy Institute, President
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