From: Giu1i0 Pri5c0 (email@example.com)
Date: Mon May 26 2008 - 10:52:51 MDT
OOPS sorry: of course the link is
On Mon, May 26, 2008 at 8:22 AM, Giu1i0 Pri5c0 <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Links in
> Unsolved Problems in Transhumanism
> 10:00am 12:00 PST - 12:00 2:00pm CST - 1:00pm 3:00pm EST - 6:00pm
> 8:00pm UK - 7:00pm 9:00pm Continental Europe
> Sunday June 8, 2008, SL-Transhumanists @ Extropia Core
> Max More is back. In his first public Second Life appearance, the
> founder of contemporary transhumanism will discuss unsolved problems
> within the movement:
> - Communication Strategy: How can we communicate ideas most
> effectively and rationally, overcoming the typical tension between the
> two? How does this relate to constrained and unconstrained visions of
> transhumanism (in Thomas Sowell's terms)?
> - Visionary Horizon: How far should we focus on offering solutions to
> current problems vs. envisioning longer-term solutions and visions?
> - Visionary vs. Practical: To what extent should transhumanists try to
> be a movement that is organized, integrated, and directed? Should the
> movement or transhumanist activity concern itself primarily with ideas
> or practice or both, and should it include a major component that is a
> practical guide to self-transformation?
> - Bridging the Knowing-doing Gap: Both as movement and as individuals,
> how can be do better to practice what we espouse?
> - Organizing: How can we better organize and converse, using the best
> available knowledge to do so?
> - Historical Accuracy and Continuing Honesty: Establishing and
> maintaining an accurate history of transhumanism; combating Orwellian
> rewriting of the past.
> As always, Dr. More welcomes feedback on his thinking.
> Join us in Second Life on Sunday, June 8, at 10:00am 12:00 PST - 12:00
> 2:00pm CST - 1:00pm 3:00pm EST - 6:00pm 8:00pm UK - 7:00pm 9:00pm
> Continental Europe. The talk will be hosted by SL-Transhumanists @
> Extropia Core. SLURL
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