Re: UberMemes

Michael Lorrey (
Sun, 30 Mar 1997 13:26:45 -0500

Max More wrote:
> At 12:37 AM 3/30/97 +0100, you wrote:
> >
> >> On an aside, I thought of a derogatory term for perversions of extropian
> >> memes which do not clearly require dynamic optimism: extropiates. An
> >> example extropiate might be: "technology will make everything better",
> Note that "extropiate" was defined in 1991 as "any drug having extropic
> effects, including all cognition enhancing and life extending effects" (by
> Dave Krieger).
> Doesn't mean it can't be used with another definition, but it might be
> confusing, especially because the suggested new use is derogatory and the
> old one positive.

I suggest describing such derivations as extrivations, extrived or
extrivated concepts.

			Michael Lorrey
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