From: "Adrian Tymes" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Well...*theoretically*, they're on the side of that which will protect
> and enhance national interests. Making everyone richer through
> biotech, nanotech, et al definitely fits that goal. If only 'twere
> more often true in practice.
Well, at least extropians don't need to debate the issues and organize a
media campaign against ELF. Similarly, we don't need to present a riposte
to the Unabomber's manifesto. Instead of exchanging insults with
neo-Luddites, we might encourage Bush to increase the budget of the FBI.
Useless hypotheses: consciousness, phlogiston, philosophy, vitalism, mind,
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