re: Irish transhumanists

From: stencil (
Date: Wed Jan 17 2001 - 10:12:52 MST

On Wed, 17 Jan 2001 06:10:04 -0700, "Sean Kenny"
<> in
 (extropians-digest) wrote:

>>> [ ... ] changed his name from
>>Connor or Connolly or something like that because he didn't like
>>the fact that people thought he was Irish, and I've just read
>> [ ... ] doesn't like to be addressed
>>[ .. ] as he thinks that's sounds rish. So do we have a problem
>>with the Irish here :(
To the extent that America is the projection of
Extropianism backward through history, far from it.
Indeed the local celebrity Michael McDermott had his name
changed from (IIRC) Mendoza precisely because he wished to
be thought of as Irish. Being merely 'American' is so

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