[ExI] What's in a transhumanist name? (was: YES! to Transhumanism)

Spargemeister sparge at gmail.com
Mon Jan 5 20:52:04 UTC 2009

On Mon, Jan 5, 2009 at 2:14 PM, Eschatoon Magic <eschatoon at gmail.com> wrote:
> Good point Damien. I would reword "rational equivalent to a religion"
> as "rational worldview also open to artistic and spiritual
> sensibilities, _including_ god-free equivalents to the hope and
> meaning provided by religions for those who need them".
> I construct "Order of Cosmic Engineers" as:
> Cosmic = we are interested in cosmic visions, and have long term cosmic goals
> Engineers = we want to see visions and achieve goals through science
> and engineering
> Order =  a frank appeal to the inner eight-year old or WoW player

I thought it was based on:


Which I've never heard anyone criticize as juvenile-sounding.


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