Re: regarding the YINYANG post on extropians

From: J. R. Molloy (jr@shasta.com)
Date: Wed Jul 25 2001 - 18:35:35 MDT


From: "Harvey Newstrom" <mail@HarveyNewstrom.com>
> My fear is that any system that destroys groups for incorrect thinking will
> quickly turn on us!

That doesn't sound like much to be afraid of. A system that destroys groups
for incorrect thinking (in the extremely unlikely event that such a system
ever emerges) would have my full support. In fact, I'd form a group around
such a system.


Stay hungry,

--J. R.

Useless hypotheses, etc.:
 consciousness, phlogiston, philosophy, vitalism, mind, free will, qualia,
analog computing, cultural relativism, GAC, Cyc, Eliza, and ego.

     Everything that can happen has already happened, not just once,
     but an infinite number of times, and will continue to do so forever.
     (Everything that can happen = more than anyone can imagine.)

We won't move into a better future until we debunk religiosity, the most
regressive force now operating in society.



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