Re: Gardening is Extropian (was) Are you an extropian? Re: Voluntary simpl...

From: Brian Atkins (
Date: Thu Jun 08 2000 - 17:00:35 MDT

"Extropianism is a transhumanist philosophy. The Extropian Principles define
a specific version or 'brand' of transhumanist thinking."

"The Principles codify and express those attitudes and approaches affirmed
by those who describe themselves as 'Extropian'."

Why will you not concede the point: you may consider yourself an Extropian
if you agree with the principles (and in my opinion follow them). You are
not an Extropian if you cannot do that. wrote:
> In a message dated 6/8/2000 12:04:47 AM Pacific Daylight Time,
> writes:
> >
> > Well that's the real catch isn't it? I just don't see how you can logically
> > say that simultaneously you disagree with certain parts of a philosophy
> > yet still call yourself a member of it? Is that like calling yourself a
> > catholic and then having an abortion when it suits you?
> Sigh... That's my WHOLE point. Catholic. Listen to yourself. You are
> comparing this to the most Herculean brand of all blind faith, dogma and
> creed. Catholic. Catholic. Say it until it clicks.
> THINK about it Brian.

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