Re: Stateless Persons

Dwayne (
Sat, 3 Jan 1998 12:40:11 +1100 (EST)


errr, line wraps set to 90, erg....

> On the name for the non-territorial entity: "Earthlings" and other
> global sounding names do not seem appropriate, as they imply uniqueness
> of this entity. Some day there will be many of them though, with
> names reflecting their origins and goals. Names like "First
> Distributed Republic" or "Unbound Extropians" may be more appropriate.

I started working on an essay on this very issue which I never finished,
but I coined the term Collective Autonomous Zone (CAZ) to describe a
grouping who are not very autonomous taken unit by unit, but as a group
are more than capable of acting as a national unit.

Okay, so I had recently read Bey at the time :-)