[extropy-chat] Serenity: "...make people better."
dirk.bruere at gmail.com
Sat Oct 15 12:13:05 UTC 2005
On 10/15/05, Russell Wallace <russell.wallace at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 10/15/05, Giu1i0 Pri5c0 <pgptag at gmail.com> wrote:
> > So, as it usually happens the problem loops back to the words used to
> > state it. My proposal, which I have made many times on this and other
> > list, is to stop using the words "transhuman" and "posthuman".
> I agree completely. And to those people who've been calling humans
> "monkeys" and "primates", for God's sake stop doing it. Better yet, grow out
> of the attitude that led you to do it in the first place; if you can't do
> that, then at least confine the language to when you're drunk.
And stop using words like "transhumanism" and "singularity" too (just in
case anyone asks what they mean).
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