Re: Islam and extropianism

From: J. R. Molloy (
Date: Sat Feb 24 2001 - 20:24:15 MST

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> Having said this, it may be that an extropian varient may
> evolve outside the Arab center of Islam, much in the same way that
> Modernity is trans-Arabic, in such places as Turkey, Malaysia, and
> as well as Nigeria.

One may easily envision a variant of Islam which links to some extropian
Envisioning a variant of extropy which links to some form of Islam may too
easily involve the weakening of extropian principles, in my view.


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