Re: ART: The Extropic Guitar

Michael Lorrey (
Tue, 08 Apr 1997 17:48:22 -0400

Sarah Marr wrote:
> TOMorrow wrote:
> >it occurs to me that the electric guitar
> >provides a nice metaphor for budding transhumans. Its acoustic predecessors,
> >though finely crafted, sorely lacked the power and flexibility of the
> >electric.
> However, to those who would automatically dismiss 'old' technologies as
> intrinsically 'bad' or 'lacking', I would say: "Gee, nice electric guitar.
> But I love the sound of the old acoustics: make it sound like one of those."

Yeah, like an acoustic, but I want people in Wisconsin to be able to
hear me.

			Michael Lorrey
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