Martin Ling wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 20, 2000 at 09:21:50AM -0400, Michael S. Lorrey wrote:
> > Martin Ling wrote:
> > >
> > > On Mon, Jun 19, 2000 at 07:17:51PM -0900, John M Grigg wrote:
> > > >
> > > > "Rather a god's pet than dead?" Eugene, where is your fighting spirit?
> > > > Even if you have no chance of victory, at least give them the finger
> > > > till the moment of annihilation!
> > >
> > > Not very Extropian :-P :-)
> > Living forever is not the only extropian principle. Living forever, at the price
> > of eternal slavery, is not an acceptable option.
> But I'd rather be enslaved, a situation in which I am alive and have a
> chance of escaping or being freed, than 'give the finger' and be
> Any chance better than zero... thread merge to cryonics discussion.
My method of giving the finger is to take out as many of the bad guys as I can
before they get me. If there is a heaven and a hell, I'm taking as big an honor
guard as I can with me when I go, if there isn't, I'll make sure the bad guys
understand that enslavement can get very expensive, right from the start.
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