I suggest either the paid subscription (or variant) or the institution of a policy that topics like free-market vs (x) *must* be discussed purely in E-Prime--violators to be banished, no warning, no exceptions.
Harsh, but effective.
At 03:53 PM 5/5/97 -0700, you wrote:
>This discussion does not belong on the Extropians mailing list. If Erik and
>others want to argue about whether free markets or state control are best
>for poor children, take it to the Transhuman list, or some other place.
>The list rules are very clear about this. Eric broke the rules. I ask
>others not to respond to his posts on this topic here. Let's keep this list
>for its intended purpose.
>Erik, your comment about religious cults was asinine and uncalled for. Do
>you publish articles on totally irrelevant topics in Homo Excelsior? Would
>you publish an article comparing two makes of automobile, or a how-to guide
>on brick-laying? Didn't think. So please respect the founding principles of
>our list. Extropians love to debate economic issues, but this list is not
>the place for this discussion.
>Max More, Ph.D.
>Author: The Augmented Animal (Forthcoming: HardWired, 1998)
>President, Extropy Institute, Editor, Extropy
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