From: "Robert Wasley" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> People who have strong beliefs in religion live longer because they have
> established a
> sense of emotional fulfillment in terms of their place in existence, a value
> system, and a community. Religious belief is only one expression of this
In that case, a value system and community established on science and
technology should work as well as (or perhaps even better than) one
established on religious belief. Hence, Extropy Institute.
"Live long and prosper." --Spock
Useless hypotheses, etc.:
consciousness, phlogiston, philosophy, vitalism, mind, free will, qualia,
analog computing, cultural relativism, GAC, CYC, and ELIZA
We won't move into a better future until we debunk religiosity, the most
regressive force now operating in society.
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