Re: BUSINESS: Transhuman Posters

Lee Daniel Crocker (
Mon, 10 Mar 1997 16:18:01 -0800 (PST)

> I have not been even trying to be calm ( in fact i am quite pissed off about
> the whole thing) and applaud Natasha for being so diplomatic. But the main
> concern for artists here is that Extropians are being censored.
> Are we only allowed to publish nonfiction now? Is sci fi not to be considered
> Extropic? When did this occur? Who will decide what art is correct? IMO, it
> should be the free market.

Oh, hogwash. You're not being "censored" in the least--you're just
being evaluated. That's what art is for--to provoke reaction, and it
did precisely that. The fact that one particular reaction was "hey,
that's a stupid idea" is just a manifestation of the free market we
all value. No one is suggesting stopping you or anyone from making
whatever art you please. We are every bit as free to judge works by
our freely chosen standards as you are to make them--and to criticize
us for not evaluating art by your standards.

Lee Daniel Crocker <>