Re: examples of optimistic and extropic fiction.....

From: Zero Powers (
Date: Wed Feb 23 2000 - 11:51:56 MST

I recently read "3001 The Final Odyssey" by A.C. Clarke, and although there
isn't any "post-humanism" involved, it portrays what I think is a fairly
positive few of the future (if you don't count the super-intelligences
behind the black monoliths trying to wipe out the earthlings)



>From: "john grigg" <>
>Subject: examples of optimistic and extropic fiction.....
>Date: Tue, 22 Feb 2000 23:58:13 PST
>Queenemuse wrote:
>Not at all what I think of when i envision a dynamically - optimistic
>"extropic future".
>I think of Jim Halperin's novel, "The First Immortal" when I think of a
>optimistic and extropic future. "Aristoi is another novel that I would put
>(almost) in that category. I wanted everyone to have Aristoi powers but
>saw the logic of their societal structure.
>What other books are good examples which would fit the description by
>John Grigg

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