Re: Confronting The Singularity Conference

Date: Sun Jun 04 2000 - 06:14:04 MDT

In a message dated 6/4/00 12:22:56 AM Pacific Daylight Time, writes:

<< Then, the free-wheeling discussions began to be taken over by organized
 intellectual purity squads - best exemplified by the "New Libertarians"
 connected with Sam Konkin and his trigger man enforcer, Neil Shulmann. If
 anyone said anything deviating from the official agorist line, they would be
 instantly pounced upon and literally shouted down. The LP similarly
 rejected topics that were not oriented toward strictly political ends. We
 now can see where this got us.
 Let's try to not repeat mistakes... >>
Sounds just like Ayn Rand in attitude (or the old soviet bolsheviki) who had
a tendency to be Absolutist in action.

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