At 01:47 PM 1/22/01 +1300, Gerhard Haak wrote:
>I'm under the impression that Extropianism is being seen by those who have
>only a cursory exposure to it (in particular via the media) as an extreme,
>New Age type of futurism - whereas its nothing of the sort.
Could be, but it stands to reason when the new age reference to most new
types of thinking is fairly locked into the meme lake society. It's like
still waters. It's tough to change this, but it's worth a try.
>The Extropian Principles are pretty good principles to live by - I wasn't
>too happy with earlier versions, but V 3.0 stacks up pretty well. Hell, the
>way the principles keep changing and, I daresay, improving is a perfect
>example of the Extropian ideals at work.
I like this statement very much.
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