Re: What do we do?

Dan Fabulich (
Sat, 07 Nov 1998 22:20:55 -0500

Steve Clancy wrote:
> What do we do?
> In light of discussion relating to the Taliban and Islam, I would
>like to pose a question on this subject and related subjects. What can we
>extropians do to overcome the political movements which hinder extropian
>and libertarians ideals, and what can we do to help and encourage those
>movements which help us?
> Does anyone think the answer lies in political activism or does it
>lie in ignoring unjust laws and powering on ahead? What kind of
>malicia-like strategies could be employed, or is the answer in non-violent

My take: work on the tech. If you've got an illegal technology that people want to use, it will find its way into use regardless of the law. Cool technology, IMO, has a kind of galvanizing effect re: optimism and self-improvement. The luddites will adapt given time.


"Decay is inherent in all compounded things. Strive unceasingly."