Re: Suggestion: Extropian Country

Technotranscendence (
Mon, 16 Feb 1998 23:30:29 -0500 (EST)

At 02:01 PM 2/16/98, Prof. Gomes <> wrote:
>We could think in stablishing an extropian country...
>We'll need, among other things:
>1. some extropian billionaires to initial finnancial support.

That makes it easy! (I'm being ironic for those who don't know.:)

>2. chose a small site in, f.ex., Africa, which we could buy... ( They need
>money and we need a place...).

I don't like crowds. Imagine lots of protechs in one place and a neoLuddite
with a large bomb...

But seriously, we might exhaust valuable effort in trying to attain such a
state. Much better/cheaper to focus on recruiting new people to our
ranks AND developing better tech/science/philosophy/art in the
interim. Don't (all of) you agree?

Daniel Ust