[ExI] Most Critical Review of Transhumanism

Joost Rekveld lists at lumen.nu
Tue Apr 8 19:00:06 UTC 2008

I thought this essay was a good discussion/overview of transhumanism:




On  8 Apr, 2008, at 8:40 PM, Damien Broderick wrote:
> Who needs critics when the topic is effectively invisible? See my
> friend Dr. (soon to be Dr. Dr.) Russell Blackford's recent blog post:
> <http://metamagician3000.blogspot.com/2008/04/i-am-not-one-of- 
> australias-best-and.html>
> He starts:
> "It's gradually becoming known who did and who did not get an
> invitation to the Australia 2020 seminar later this month, in which
> Australia's 1000 supposedly best and brightest thinkers will spend a
> weekend in Canberra solving the nation's problems and working out its
> future trajectory.
> "I can report that I didn't get an invitation, and I'm not going to
> pretend I don't care.[...] (hey, guys, you now have a goddamn
> Australian as editor-in-chief of the Journal of Evolution and
> Technology, the leading intellectual flagship of the transhumanist
> movement; just thought I'd let you know)."
> Damien Broderick
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