The Extropian Principles

Lyle Burkhead (
Sat, 03 Aug 1996 21:08:13 -0500 (EST)

Greg Burch writes,

> Furthermore, there are undeniable racist ... currents in the
> militia culture, absolute anathema to extropians.

This should be stated explicitly in the Extropian Principles.
It would clarify who is and who is not extropian.

Greg also writes:

> I've noted a disturbing phenomenon when discussing
> extropianism and transhumanism with folks who are either
> aware of the ideas themselves or not: Through some
> memetic mapping process, people seem to somehow
> link these movements with the violent fringe crazies of the
> "militia movement".

It would be a good idea to clarify this, too.