Re: best-of-extropians?

From: Michael M. Butler (
Date: Wed Feb 09 2000 - 00:32:05 MST

That's a really good question. I'm sure we'd all love to hear your
answer to it.
My answer is "Yes, sort of".

Julian Assange wrote:
> Is there a moderated, or filtered version of extropians? i.e
> extropians without the paranoid schitzophrenics, area 51
> debutantes and diy guides to sex organ modification?
> -Julian.
> Warren Air Force Base in Cheyenne, Wyoming, recorded a message that
> one of its Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missiles was
> about to launch from its silo due to a computer malfunction. To
> prevent the possible launch, an armored car was parked on top of
> the silo.
> - Shaun Gregory, The Hidden Cost of Deterrence: Nuclear Weapons
> Accidents, Brassey's UK, London, 1990, pp. 181-182.

Interesting if true. Sounds rather like an Area 51 debutante story to
me, but then I'm not an expert in making those sorts of determinations.

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