>On Thu, Oct 18, 2001 at 12:36:42AM -0700, Robert J. Bradbury
> BE FOREWARNED! I will assert that unless an individual is at
> the core of their being attempting to *ELIMINATE* their "job"
> they are not being extropic. Anders should be attempting to
> develop agents that utilize a much smaller allocation of
> matter/energy to do everything he currently does -- so he can
> move onto much more difficult problems. The Extropian motto
> should be "Do more with less". When you can devote fewer
> resources towards the things that one "must" do -- then you
> can devote more resources towards the things that one would
> "like" to do (evolving greater complexity).
I think R. Buckminster Fuller called this "ephemeralization" or
progressively doing more with less.
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