Re: ists and isms

From: Mike Lorrey (
Date: Tue Feb 20 2001 - 18:54:00 MST

Lorreyism: The notion that as individuals travel up the singularity curve, the
spread of rational self interest will prevail and that "its better to
transcend with the personal defense device of your tech level and not need it,
than to need the personal defense device of your tech level and not have it",
especially as individual extropians declare wars of liberation on borganisms.

J. R. Molloy wrote:

> > Sandbergism: belief that the singularity will be a "swell" involving a
> > large part of society rather than a "spike" involving just a few or
> > one agent.
> Molloyism: notion that machine intelligence helps to organize knowledge at
> an accelerating rate, culminating in the harmonic consilience of science,
> which enables a phase transition in biological evolution wherein extropic
> borganization prevails. Meanwhile, we continue to think like gods and live
> like insects.
> τΏτ
> Stay hungry,
> --J. R.
> Useless hypotheses: consciousness, phlogiston, philosophy, vitalism, mind,
> free will

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