Re: Anti-transhumanist crap on Kuro5hin

From: Joshua Fox (
Date: Mon Nov 05 2007 - 01:36:57 MST

I am always eagerly looking for serious criticism of transhumanism and

Unfortunately this, like some other items I have seen, is in the mode of
political trash-talk rather than serious analysis.

I'd say either to ignore them, or to write serious expositions of your
position on some other forum (preferably one with a wide audience), and
without explicit reference to their nonsense.


2007/11/5, Giu1i0 Pri5c0 <>:

> worth noting the typical crap about "Since 99.5% of Transhumanists are
> white males, they don't care about any of these issues". Of course
> when you tell them that even if you are a white male you DO care about
> all of these issues, they will not believe you. This is just PC crap.
> Sorry my friend the author, I am a transhumanist and I am NOT a
> neocon. Sorry if that does not fit into your dumb black and white
> worldview.
> The author also shows the typical lack of appreciation for complexity.
> Aging research is bad because it takes effort away from other things.
> This is BS. If those who dedicated their energy to making the first
> fore had followed the dictates of the PC majority that certainly
> existed also at those times, we would still be eating raw meat.
> Humanity has progressed so far because a wide range of people, each
> with her or his particular interests and sensibilities, have dedicated
> their energy to a wide range of problems.
> I wanted to leave this comment to the article but the Kuro5hin system
> does not let me in (perhaps it understands that I am a bad
> transhumanist neocon). Try to leave comments.
> G.

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