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Re: FW: RE: Re: [transhumanism-14] Re: transhumanism VS intergralism

From: user 2.
Sent on: Tuesday, September 9, 2008 10:51 PM
Hi group....first time writing.
Did anyone catch the new Fox series, "Fringe" on TV tonight?   "Corporate Monsters"  lurk in the background storyline, including rouge entrepreneurs.
THIS group's concerns/ideas/debates may be helpful for transhuman products, as a pre-focus group, or "values-barometer" group by just that corporation!  So beware of what we say......we may be used, and not even get paid a cent for our input!!!  Think of all the $$$$ being made from drug ads on tv!!!$$!!$$!!!.
It would be interesting to study the demographics of this group and our wide array of input.
Just having fun.....
I love everyone's input, think it's the best entertainment out here and appreciate all your creative minds.
Can't wait to meet some day in person.......yes, in person.......while we can!
Animal-Free, HumanConsentOnly, Change Advocate

----- Original Message -----
From: Luis <[address removed]>
Date: Tuesday, September 9,[masked]:25 am
Subject: Re: FW: RE: Re: [transhumanism-14] Re: transhumanism VS intergralism
To: [address removed]

> Cultivating ourselves wouldn't be transhuman. It would be more
> of an optimized human. I'm young enough to not have to worry too
> much about my body breaking down before technology develops
> enough to extend my lifespan (I'll be 55 in 2030). Even if these
> developments take longer than expected, I am fortunately ahead
> of the curve of an ever extending human life expectancy.
> Besides, even a near perfection of biological optimization is
> dwarfed in comparison to changing mind substrates and moving to
> a non-biological physical body. Once these technologies mature,
> biology will very rapidly become obsolete. I'm not staying in
> this "meat computer" one day longer than neccessary. If I ever
> miss it, I can always manifest my nano-cloud into a similar body
> or spend a few hours in a simulation....
> --- On Tue, 9/9/08, Perry Metzger <[address removed]>wrote:
> From: Perry Metzger <[address removed]>
> Subject: Re: FW: RE: Re: [transhumanism-14] Re: transhumanism VS
> intergralismTo: [address removed]
> Date: Tuesday, September 9, 2008, 7:48 AM
> postjam <[address removed]>writes:
> > we can achieve
> quite a lot
> > without implants etc if we are driven to cultivate ourselves. don't
> you
> > think>?
> I don't agree, no.
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