[ExI] A Cyborg or a transhuman ?

Natasha Vita-More natasha at natasha.cc
Sun Jul 22 15:37:53 UTC 2007

At 03:13 PM 7/21/2007, you wrote:
>Ben wrote:
> >Can i have my million dollars now, please?
>Uhmm..., that would be *six* million dollars. : )
>I believe (Natasha, correct me if I'm wrong) that FM 2030 would 
>agree that a cyborg is by nature a Transhuman of sorts (even if he 
>or she does not realize this and has a different worldview).

He was inclined not to use the term cyborg probably maybe because 
cyborgs usually like half-breed monsters and many do evil deeds.

<http://www.natasha.cc/>Natasha<http://www.natasha.cc/> Vita-More
PhD Candidate, <http://www.planetary-collegium.net/about/>Planetary 
Situated in the Faculty of Technology, School of Computing, 
Communications and Electronics,
University of Plymouth, England
<http://www.transhumanist.biz/>Transhumanist Arts & Culture
<http://www.extropy.org/>Extropy Institute

If you draw a circle in the sand and study only what's inside the 
circle, then that is a closed-system perspective. If you study what 
is inside the circle and everything outside the circle, then that is 
an open system perspective. - Buckminster Fuller

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