A Thinking Ape's Critique of Trans-Simianism

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A Thinking Ape's Critique of Trans-Simianism
« on: December 18, 2007, 11:41:39 PM »
A Thinking Ape's Critique of Trans-Simianism
     


Aaron Diaz presents an
amusing look at the singularity and trans-humanism through his translation of
a "recently discovered" cave painting manifesto by Thog, who
attempts to debunk the theory of "trans-simianism" and the "quickening".
Dr. Klomp, the originator of these theories, believes he and his fellow
cavemen are evolving into "post-simian" life forms that will posses
physical abilities augmented by "tools" and mental abilities augmented
by "culture". He also suggests the increasing rate of technological
progress that has brought such marvels as bows and arrows may soon bring
about some sort of "post-simian" world beyond their
comprehension. Thog isn't buying this nonsense, or Klomp's other crazy
idea that something called "hygiene" could extend post-simian lifespans
to as much as 30 years (even if it could, who would want to live in a
world of geriactric 27 year olds, ponders Thog). However you feel about
the alleged existence of the singularity, it's an
amusing read.
   

http://robots.net/article/2424.html
     

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Re: A Thinking Ape's Critique of Trans-Simianism
« Reply #1 on: December 19, 2007, 12:51:51 PM »


Cute, cute.  I love it.    ;D  :D  :D

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Re: A Thinking Ape's Critique of Trans-Simianism
« Reply #2 on: December 19, 2007, 03:44:29 PM »
Interesting rant, but I didn't see anything cute about it -  whats so cute Dusky, please tell.  :)

 


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