Re: glowing grass

From: Anders Sandberg (
Date: Sun Jul 09 2000 - 18:51:46 MDT

"altamira" <> writes:

> The most rational approach I can imagine is to disengage from the current
> system to the greatest extent possible and foster the growth of a parallel
> economy that is not hopelessly dependent on a coercive economic/political
> system.

"The greatest extent possible" may not be that great - how do you do
serious research today without linking into the research/corporate
infrastructure in the current economy? While I think alternative
economies might be good as competition for the current one, it would
take quite a while before they could support that kind of
independence. Lab grade enzymes are far more expensive than gold per

Anders Sandberg                                      Towards Ascension!                  
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