Re: Why do we seek to transcend ourselves?

Date: Mon Jul 15 2002 - 11:32:55 MDT

> polysync writes: "Because one day I'll be dead and gone."
> There are several alternatives to being "dead and gone" that you might
> consider:
> 1. a Singularity within your lifetime,
> 2. cryonics,
> 3. advancement of medical science and technology to extend life,
> 4. uploading.

 I have considered them, I hope they happen in my life time, and I will try to
make them happen, but I feel like depending on them would be the same as giving
in to one of the feel-good religions.

> "Why do we seek to transcend ourselves?"

 I was just saying that this is a rewording of several other well known but
open-ended questions.

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