Re: some U.S. observations and notes

From: J. R. Molloy (
Date: Mon Dec 17 2001 - 02:00:30 MST

From: "Kai Becker" <>
> Well, I claim that the clause "'bombs on tents' will not change the extreme
> fundamentalist meme system of the Taliban or Ashcroft into a liberal, more
> extropian [meme system]" is true for all tents, Taliban and Ashcroft
> entities we can find.

In that case, it's a useless clause.
But that has nothing to do with the effectiveness of the bombs.

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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, malevolent AI,
non-sensory experience, SETI

We move into a better future in proportion as science displaces superstition.

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