[ExI] YES! to Transhumanism

Stathis Papaioannou stathisp at gmail.com
Mon Jan 5 11:10:30 UTC 2009

2009/1/5 samantha <sjatkins at mac.com>:

> Your forthright insights are one of the things we love you for, Damien.
> I know that pretty much everyone in OCE is aware and very appreciative of
> your many wonderful contributions.  I don't myself see why the name is so
> outrageous except it the immediacy of our all too human current ineptitude
> for so grand an implied task.  But that is part of the point.  There is no
> limit on what human intelligence may transform into itself, or more likely
> to some, what the intelligences we create will be able to do.

I think Damien's point was that the name will sound outrageous to
outsiders, which is a problem if you care about PR, but not a problem
if you don't.

Stathis Papaioannou

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