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Comment on Manifesto for the Forthcoming: Part II

giulio Fri, Aug 5, 2011
Re "If science, rationalism and 'Utopian Singularity Thinking' is ever to make a mark on the masses it MUST reorder itself into narrative forms which innate human capacities can find palatable. The Grand Narratives of Religion, in all their dangerous naivety (see here for more on this), have hold over the populace because they work with the human faculties of narrative and mythology."

Well said and very, very true. This is why some people try to develop interpretations of singularity thinking with narrative forms and mythologies more appealing to persons with "spiritual" sensibilities and needs. I have written frequently about this, see for example:
 http://hplusmagazine.com/2011/06/28/engineering-transcendence-addendum-from-2011/