Re: Homosexual proto-extropians?

Randy (
Wed, 23 Jun 1999 06:29:50 GMT

On Tue, 22 Jun 1999 23:38:13 -0400, you wrote:

>Statistically speaking (using Kinsey's famous statistics), 10% of the
>population is totally gay. About 30% is mostly gay or bisexual. About
>two-thirds have had at least on gay experience. Depending on how you define
>gay, it is not that rare.

The Kinsey Report in general and specifically the % of gay people has been debunked. It is nowhere near as large, I think 2% is the commonly acknowledged figure, among *impartial* sources.

>Given these statistics, it would not be "interesting" if any of the various
>writers who have influenced our beliefs are thought to have been homosexual.
>It would be "interesting" if there weren't that many gay proto-extropians.

There are indeed a very large number of gay cryonicists (a core Extropian group), and many cryonicist pioneers were/are gay.

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