Re: THIS is Funny

From: Anders Sandberg (
Date: Sat Aug 04 2001 - 01:51:33 MDT

On Fri, Aug 03, 2001 at 11:46:30AM -0700, Olga Bourlin wrote:
> Here is my idea of funny (in a different category, but right up there with
> Michael Butler's "Olga Lee and the Lurkers"):
> From: "Sean Kenny" <>
> > Actually I have no problem explaining and expounding on Transhumanists
> ideas
> > with people I meet on a day to day basis, however experience has taught me
> > not to mention this list, as the nature of much of the political
> discussion
> > on here would be abhorent to most of my friends and colleagues. It has to
> > remain my own dirty little secret. I would suggest that this list is more
> > likely to push left leaning freethinkers into luddism than make any
> > recruits.
> Don't you just love it ... "It has to remain my own dirty little secret!"

Well, it is funny but in a sad way. A bit like some quietly melancholic
french comedy a la Tati.

Not that I want to drag up the eternal "how to improve list quality"
debate (which has a longer history on the list than even the gun
debate), but I think it is worth considering what we can do to rectify
this situation.

Anders Sandberg                                      Towards Ascension!                  
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