Re: Goals

J. R. Molloy (
Thu, 13 May 1999 11:29:35 -0700

From: jonwill <>
>Maybe Humanity's lack of a guiding philosophy has contributed to the fact that
>more than 800 million people are malnourished, large segments of the population
>continue to suffer from preventable diseases, and over 30 million people will
>die each year from starvation or preventable diseases. Additionally, plant and
>animal extinction, deforestation, soil erosion, ozone depletion, and other major
>environmental problems are occurring.

No sweat. Just upload the whole bunch and use them for virtual fuel.


Too many facts and figures. Not enough imagination.

>Without a goal, happenstance determines a traveler's destination. Instead of
>leaving its fate up to chance, Humanity should select its own destination for
>its journey through time. Humanity as a whole should have a guiding philosophy.

But "humanity" can't select a destination. Only in-duh-viduals can do that.


(Nice web pages, but rather utopian.)


--J. R.
CEE CEE Rider:
Conservative Existential Empiricist
Consilient Extropian Environmentalist
(with a pancritical rationalist predilection)