From: "Mike Lorrey" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> The KGB is still going strong as well, under a new name and management
> for reasons which have absolutely nothing to do with their measures used
> to recover their citizens.
Right, I forgot that they had migrated to the Russian Mafia.
> The general public is an ass. Always so touchy unless of course their
> own particular ox is being gored. Liberals against gestapo tactics
> except of course in respect to treatment of anti-abortion protesters,
> etc... They have little trust left for others but are pissed when they
> themselves are distrusted. Societies get the government they deserve.
The gestapo was liberal though, wasn't it? I mean, they were national
socialists, yes? Today's liberal socialists are sure liberal with their
torture of tax payers.
May extropians get the demise of government that we merit.
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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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