Re: Heston Speech

From: Michael Lorrey (
Date: Thu Feb 22 2001 - 11:26:32 MST

Steve Nichols wrote:
> Date: Wed, 21 Feb 2001 22:38:34 -0800
> From: "Technotranscendence" <>
> >Nor do they try to rationally reconstruct their views. Instead, both tend
> >to just refine stuff that will support their prejudices and slug it out
> with
> >the other side, as if, to paraphrase Camille Paglia, 2300 years of Western
> >Civilization only gave us two options in everything. Round and round we
> >go...
> Are there no "third way" politics in the USA, like Canada's PM and Tony
> Blair in the UK?

Yes, there is, but it involves cigars, thongs, and questionable use of
quid pro quo. Its been thoroughly discredited.
> I tend to look down on political theory ... and prefer to judge issues on
> a case-by-case, situationalist (posthuman aesthetic) way.

As opposed to a consistent principled, extropian, structuralist way.

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