Re: Bye-Bye to the >H Right Wing

From: Alex Ramonsky (
Date: Wed Feb 06 2002 - 04:48:05 MST

Theory: Extropian's parties are more interesting than your average parties
(discuss, including any notes or experimental data or photographic evidence)
...This could be a right bundle of laughs.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Olga Bourlin" <>
To: <>
Sent: Wednesday, February 06, 2002 06:02
Subject: Re: Bye-Bye to the >H Right Wing

> From: "Spike Jones" <>
> > Olga Bourlin wrote:
> <SNIP>
> >
> > Perhaps Vidal's comment can be understood in terms of the fact that
> > as people accumulate money they also accumulate years and wisdom,
> > and so are less likely to do exciting risky activities. spike
> Yeah, you may be right. In any case, it's not gospel. The quote reminded
> me, though, of an oh-so-elegant party in the '80s. I sidled up to a group
> of people when I heard them talking about China (having been born there,
> I've a particular interest in China). Then, to my dismay, I realized they
> were talking about ... China ... **patterns.** Patterns ... crockery!
> Another group talked excitedly about "zins" (I soon figured out that was a
> diminutive name for Zinfandel wines). Maybe it's just the parties I've
> attended ... it seems the more "elegant," the more boring they've been,
> generally speaking. And I don't know why.

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