Re: Improvements (and note)

From: Natasha Vita-More (natasha@natasha.cc)
Date: Mon Jul 03 2000 - 22:35:24 MDT


At 02:11 PM 7/4/00 +1000, you wrote:
>At 08:25 PM 3/07/00 -0700, Natasha wrote:
>
>>the talk I gave at Alcor a couple of weeks
>>ago is located at http://www.natasha.cc/techtalk.htm
>
>< My current book project, working title is A Talent for Living: 20 World
>Class Thinkers Crack the Myths
>of Mortality, is designed to communicate certain specific qualities which
>cause us to want to break
>through the myths of glorifying and tolerating death. Committed to the
>project are Ray Kurzweil,
>F-2030, Roy Walford, Max More, Stewart Brand, and Megatrendsí John
>Naisbitt. I am currently
>pitching to Barbara Walters, Arnold Schwarzennager, Susan Sontag and others.>
>
>Arnie is a `world class thinker' ??!! I'm sure he's a smart and quite rich
>businessman, and it's a good PR move to include him, but should you then
>find a more general or apposite word than `thinkers' in the title?

Naah. I think Arnold is an excellent world class thinker. Check out his
movie "Pumping Iron" -:) Seriously, though, yes I think that he has
influenced many people about the importance of overcoming odds which is not
just an intellectual endeavor - it takes a lot of thinking and a lot of
finesse.

>(Looking forward to reading the book!)

Me too.

Natasha



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