Transhuman

Transhuman
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[1] a transhumanist, or the philosophy or memetics thereof (see Transhumanism), a hu who seeks to ascend to a transapient level and/or beyond;
[2] an intermediate stage between human and posthuman
 
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    One who affirms the values and attitudes codified and expressed in the Extropian Principles.
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    An organic lifeform that has attained S1 or higher. May be an ascended sophont being, or even an ordinary sub-sapient organism that was somehow infected with or modified by a godseed. The term is generally used to refer to those individuals that have retain a (modified) carbon-based organic body.
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Development Notes
Text by M. Alan Kazlev

Initially published on 09 January 2002.