[ExI] YES! Hard-core transhumanist splinter groups yearning for cyber-heaven

Giulio Prisco giulio at gmail.com
Fri Jun 18 05:39:34 UTC 2010

Welcome Arthur!

I have also used the term "spirit" occasionally to describe what glues
transhumanists together, and in the same sense. It is a good word.

2010/6/18 Arthur Breitman <arthur.breitman at gmail.com>:
> On Wed, Jun 16, 2010 at 7:23 PM, <natasha at natasha.cc> wrote:
>> For me, it is a philosophy with princples and is definitely a movement.
> May I submit a word who could be more fitting than movement, philosophy,
> club, etc. "Spirit", much like in "the spirit of enlightenment". Although I
> believe transhumanism may be all of the above, the word spirit is
> sufficiently underused to be drafted for the purpose of describing
> transhumanism.
> My own vision of this spirit is a bowl of spaghetti, an apparently loose
> collection of ideas who, on a closer look, are all tied together. More
> specifically, at its core, ideas relating human nature transforming into its
> own ideal, in particular through the use of technology.
> Oh and since this is my first post on the list, that'll be my introduction
> :)
> Arthur

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