From: Alexander 'Sasha' Chislenko <email@example.com>
>I know many people coming to the extropian mailing lists and
>gatherings, are frustrated because nobody debates the basics
>there. I learned to quickly explain why this is so, but the
>need is still there (maybe, extropian list would have more
>focused discussions now if its new members were coming through
What a splendid idea! Have a level-2 mailing list for those who pass a proctored test on extropian principles and fundamentals. Doing so could increase S/N ratio appreciably. -J. R.