[extropy-chat] Futures Past
dirk.bruere at gmail.com
Mon Oct 10 00:13:25 UTC 2005
On 10/10/05, The Avantguardian <avantguardian2020 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> --- Harvey Newstrom <mail at harveynewstrom.com> wrote:
> > In fact, can anybody point to a major futurist
> > prediction by any
> > transhumanist type that has actually come true?
> > Anybody? Are we
> > really predicting anything more accurately than the
> > mainstream press?
> > Or have all our minority predictions failed to
> > occur?
> It depends entirely on what you mean by "coming true".
> Does violent political opposition to the technologies
> that you (the old guard) have predicted count as those
> predictions coming true? In a way, one can say yes,
> after all I don't see the government scrambling to ban
> unicorns and the tooth fairy. Therefore the technology
Actually, the creation of the first Unicorn *would* be a massive publicity
It might boost the reputation of GE in some surprising circles.
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