superperson

superperson

(ˈsuːpəˌpɜːsən)
n
a person who transcends personal limits
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seeing in it both an institution for the perfection of human nature and a kind of spiritual superperson.
And what is a drunk, or depressed, or obsessive superperson like anyway?
What happens though in a world created through a keyboard if you actually create a person - a superperson in fact - Almost Human.
See Michael Ebert, Superperson and the Prior Art, 67 J.
To speak of a communal end would require that society operate as an instrumental organization, a sort of superperson that defines its citizens' ends.
By the end of the book he has rejected not only the idea of a superperson called God, but also following other human beings such as Jesus, Moses, Buddha, or Muhammad as "religious icons," treating specific texts as carriers of absolute truth, and basing morality on religion.
Guided by think-tank philosopher-'experts' and square-jawed bottom-liners, Superperson Elects invariably thought that much must be done for the Damned.
Schon); (16) The superperson in the school library (M.
Ironically, taking on too much puts so much pressure on the potential burnout victim that the overall quality of his or her work decreases and the superperson image suffers anyway.
The creation of an American superperson fails not only because it cannot suppress any number of wayward elements in the psyche but because the blankness of American culture invites attempts to create and construct a self and a nation also deprives the ego of that stability granted by a long cultural inheritance.
the "death and transfiguration" theme in 2001: A Space Odyssey, the dream of flying-as-erection in the Superperson movies, visions of heaven and hell in the post-holocaust genre.