Re: Homosexual proto-extropians?

Harvey Newstrom (
Wed, 23 Jun 1999 13:02:08 -0400

James Rogers <> wrote:
> My experience strongly agrees with this in general, but I have not noticed
> any significant correlation between extropians and homosexuality. I
> this has more to do with the package of political doctrine more than
> anything else. Extropianism tends to be strongly libertarian politically,
> whereas the gay community (across the U.S. at least) appears to be far
> democratic socialist (i.e. Democratic party) than libertarian in general.
> I could be wrong, but I think this has a lot to do with it.

Actually, I think more people are into Extropianism for the technology fields that I listed. I think that the political aspects are secondary. Isn't ExI supposed to be more of a think tank rather than a political organization?

Harvey Newstrom <mailto://> <>
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