>Seriously, it is interesting to note that so far we have (to my >knowledge) [not] been attacked by religious fanatics. This might be a good >sign or a bad sign, depending on your view.
Happily, it seems religious fanatics spend too much time quarreling among themselves to take up a quarrel with extropy.
On the "No Singularity?" thread, John Clark agrees with Lyle Burkhead, who wrote:
>hang on for another 20 or 30 years, *and* if you affiliate yourself
>with the right group, it won't be necessary to die at all. [...]
>We are heading for one of the great extinction events in the history
>of this planet, probably the greatest extinction event in the last 200
This elicits the alternative theory that to religious fanatics (and who knows who else), extropians may appear just another non-threatening group of religious fanatics.
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