From: "Mike Lorrey" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Much like tip sharing pools among restaurant employees, these concepts
> are regressive toward innovation and personal initiative, and act as a
> shelter for the unproductive, uncreative, unimaginative types who
> believe ferverently in looter-type socialist mentalities.
Excellent summation and reality check! Thank you, Mike.
Once again you've cut through the flowery words to get at the real issues.
Capitalism is a catalyst to self-organization and extropy.
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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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"May we all live in eternity's sunrise,
on the seashore of endless worlds."
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