From: "Mike Lorrey" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> The omission is a judgement of what is a worse evil: death or slavery.
> "Live free or die, death is not the worst of evils." - General John
Death can be seen as a tool of extropic evolution.
If the dinosaurs hadn't died, we would not be here today.
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Useless hypotheses, etc.:
consciousness, phlogiston, philosophy, vitalism, mind, free will, qualia,
analog computing, cultural relativism, GAC, Cyc, Eliza, cryonics, individual
uniqueness, ego, human values, scientific relinquishment
We move into a better future in proportion as science displaces superstition.
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