Re: Giovanni Pico della Mirandola

Anders Sandberg (
04 Jan 1998 12:11:50 +0100

Tony Benjamin Csoka <> writes:

> Maybe della Mirandola's "Oration on the dignity of Man" should be included
> in the reading list. It was written in 1486, and was startlingly extropian
> in tone.

Nice to see that somebody else has found him! His oration is very
extropian and optimistic, a fine example of the renaissance spirit.

Anders Sandberg                                      Towards Ascension!                  
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