I wasn't quarreling with Chris Hind out of pessimism or sheer
orneriness. I simply take issue with the statements he has
made regarding its utility. I've seen this issue cycle a number of
times over the last few years. I really would like to be proven wrong.
however, I _am_ heartened that the Extropians mailing list
itself has opened up, in that it's now practical and within
list charter to copy the newsgroup on interesting threads.
This was impractical before. Maybe this will change things.
Maybe the increased general visibility of extropianism will
It's yet to be determined who wins, though: topical posters
or netspammers. It's the mechanism itself which presents
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