[extropy-chat] Transhumanists' Needs
dirk.bruere at gmail.com
Mon Oct 3 20:07:05 UTC 2005
On 10/3/05, nvitamore at austin.rr.com <nvitamore at austin.rr.com> wrote:
> I am developing an enterprise model for transhumanism. In doing so, I have
> a question that I'd like you to think about and let me know your thoughts.
> Transhumanism, like every enterprise, has a mission. That mission is to
> realize a transhumanist future by providing a service or product to its
> customers (that's us!). we are the advocates, patron, benefactor,
> investor, consumer, sponsor, or clients. Being of use to us is the
> fundamental reason for the transhumanism's existence.
> We, as its advocates, have needs. Identifying our needs is crucial for the
> further development and success of transhumanism. Sounds simple, but it is
> not as easy as it seems.
> What do you, as the client/patron/benefactor/investor of transhumanism
> (Be careful not to confuse needs with a product or service.)
> For example, I need a long, healthy, life.
Well, the most fundamental need is to stay alive until the effects of old
age can be rolled back.
Not sure if its already been done, but what would be useful for me is a list
of supplements and an ongoing evaluation of their effectiveness.
Maybe ExI could go into the supplements business by providing recommended
ranges? By this I do not simply mean supplying x,y,z etc but of providing,
in one hit, a 'mixed range' that may vary in content as info gets updated.
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