From: J. R. Molloy (email@example.com)
Date: Mon Jan 21 2002 - 23:23:35 MST
From: "Lee Daniel Crocker" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> >At 03:37 PM 1/19/02 -0800, Ron Hale-Evans wrote:
> >>I'm not a big fan of Timothy Leary, but it's because of people like
> >>you, Forrest, that Leary, a long-time cryonics advocate, finally
> >>refused the cryonics option. He said he didn't want to spend the rest
> >>of time with a bunch of jerks.
> I can't imagine anything better than immortality sorrounded by the
> marvellous, challenging, infuriating, arrogant jerks I've met through
> ExI. If the alternative is spending eternity with the pathetic mindless
> sheep that make up "polite" society, I'd rather be dead.
That's two votes for exiting from a ship of fools.
I add mine to make it three.
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Useless hypotheses, etc.:
consciousness, phlogiston, philosophy, vitalism, mind, free will, qualia,
analog computing, cultural relativism, GAC, Cyc, Eliza, cryonics, individual
uniqueness, ego, human values, scientific relinquishment, malevolent AI,
non-sensory experience, SETI
We move into a better future in proportion as the scientific method
accurately identifies incorrect thinking.
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