"Eliezer S. Yudkowsky" wrote:
> I believe that Extropianians, to the best of my knowledge of many, many,
> people, stand for the belief that sentient life can and should seek,
> through the use of ultratechnology: Complete dominion over the physical
> Universe; transhuman, superhuman, and unlimited intelligence; absolute
> freedom from all coercion; transcendence of any limit that can be
> transcended; total knowledge of everything.
Oops. Um, this should be interpreted as "the best of my *limited* knowledge of many, many people"; that is, I do *not* know all of them. Sorry for the unintentional boast.
-- firstname.lastname@example.org Eliezer S. Yudkowsky http://pobox.com/~sentience/AI_design.temp.html http://pobox.com/~sentience/sing_analysis.html Disclaimer: Unless otherwise specified, I'm not telling you everything I think I know.