Re: the death of Julian Simon

Brian D Williams (
Thu, 12 Feb 1998 15:04:02 -0800 (PST)

From: "Mark D. Fulwiler" <>

>Julian Simon died this past Sunday at the age of 65.

>There is an excellent tribute to Mr.Simon by Ben Wattenberg in
>today's Wall Street Journal.

>Mr. Simon's contributions to the extropian movement are
>tremendous. He believed in reason and optimism and continually
>argued against the gloom and doom environmentalists, always
>backing up his arguments with facts. The key insight in all of his
>work is that humans are the "ultimate resource."

>I never knew Mr. Simon personally, although I did exchange a
>couple of email messages with him last year. However, I feel as if
>I've lost someone from my own family. Actually, his death is a
>loss for the human "family."

Jim Halperin has Julian being reanimated on page 237 of "The First
Immortal" lets hope he was signed up......

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