Re: Extropians and political views [Was: Re: The FAQ is completed!]

Randall Randall (
Sun, 21 Feb 1999 03:42:14 -0500

It's been rumored that on Sun, 21 Feb 1999, Max More wrote:

>>Hm. Does this mean that you and Max now (or always did?!) advocate
>>the use of force for political purposes? Perhaps I have misunderstood you?
>Yes, you've misunderstood, Randall. Extropianism, certainly as it is today,
>does not *require* you to be a libertarian (however exactly you define
>that). Extropianism is NOT a commitment to particular beliefs, and that
>includes the role of government. Many Extropians may call themselves
>libertarians (and mean fairly different things by it), but other may
>(perfectly legitimately) not.

Thank you both, Max and Natasha, for clarifying this for me. :)

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