From: Jacques Du Pasquier (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Jan 22 2002 - 03:19:58 MST
J. R. Molloy wrote (21.1.2002/23:14) :
> The time has come to exit the extropians list.
I enjoyed your posts, and I would regret your departure.
If it takes you too much time, maybe you can just read/post less and
stay ? (one trick is, you can spare lots of time by leaving to some
the "last word" they crave ; another trick is, don't assume that,
because someone says what you say is crap, everyone agrees with the
In any case, best personal wishes, and see you later ("later" : that
"useless hypothesis, etc.")
> Thanks for all the laughs.
> "May we all live in eternity's sunrise,
> on the seashore of endless worlds."
> --- --- --- --- ---
> 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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