Re: STOP LEAVING!!!! (was Re: Goodbye)

Anders Sandberg (
Tue, 4 Feb 1997 23:14:18 +0100 (MET)

On Tue, 4 Feb 1997 wrote:

> A word of assurance to relative newcomers: the Extropians list has always
> enjoyed a healthy turnover. They come in curious and leave the wiser.
> Why don't they stay and enjoy our company? Because students *should*
> graduate, to go forth into the great wide world. The scholarly and
> companionable hang on a bit longer.

Well put. Lets not forget that it is often the newcomers that really
start the interesting, unexpected debates or re-opens old fields again
(if something is discussed again and again it is most likely important
and in need of continual analysis).

Anders Sandberg Towards Ascension!
GCS/M/S/O d++ -p+ c++++ !l u+ e++ m++ s+/+ n--- h+/* f+ g+ w++ t+ r+ !y