[ExI] extropy-chat Digest, Vol 81, Issue 30
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Wed Jun 23 07:41:21 UTC 2010
Keith Henson wrote:
It is my thought that the people who will have the most effect on
bringing the elements of transhumanism into being (ultra medicine, AI,
nanotech, etc) probably will have never heard of transhumanism or if
they have, only in passing.
But I thought this was changing with transhumanism becoming the "in
thing" with young and not so young intellectuals, scientists and
academics (such as with the H+ Summit held at *Harvard*).
On 6/22/10, udend05 at aol.com <udend05 at aol.com> wrote:
>>It is my thought that the people who will have the most effect on
> bringing the elements of transhumanism into being (ultra medicine, AI,
> nanotech, etc) probably will have never heard of transhumanism or if
> they have, only in passing.
> That's a good point. The tech' goes ahead without any sort of coherent
> over-arching agenda, unless it be that a good many scientists
> out there individually or corporately share the view that augmenting our
> species is a valuable thing to do. Another space for the 'philosophy'
> of transhumanism to occupy, perhaps?
> Damian U.
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