Re: FTL on Nature

From: Michael S. Lorrey (
Date: Fri Jul 21 2000 - 09:44:16 MDT wrote:
> In a message dated 7/21/00 2:58:50 AM Pacific Daylight Time,
> writes:
> << Spuddy,
> I think were being overhyped... In the sense that so many research people
> want to say something controversial... or super-encoraging.. that they
> release data that resemble advertising teasers.
> What's a poor extropian to do?? >>
> Excellent point. A lot of scientists spend their careers searching for
> funding, which is to also say, that they seek to make a living, while doing
> some research that they are interested in. Now the P-word, practicality; at
> some point even Extropians need to get some technological benefit from basic
> research.

The thing that annoys me is the Kuhn-ians are lapping this up as more

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