>Here's a question I have for the group: does "extropian" necessarily
>mean "libertarian"? I read your extropian manifesto, and in section
>5 (politics) it seemed like a pretty good description of the old US.
>I am inclined to be libertarian, when I am not thinking. But then I
>come to my senses, and realize that this world is full of way too many
>would-be oppressors in every possible form (especially economic) for
>any form of pure libertarianism to work.
Since this topic seems to be popping up again, please not that your question is answered in the FAQ on ExI's website.
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