kicking and screaming (was Re: FASHION: The Extropian T-Shirt

Timothy Bates (
Wed, 10 Mar 1999 12:51:50 +1100

"Scott Badger" asked of Eleizer and the list
> Call me skittish or nit-picky, but how do we reconcile the recent
> discussions of how Extropians embrace the principle of "non-initiation of
> force" and your phrase, "WE will drag this planet, kicking and screaming,
> into the awesome and unknowable FUTURE." I wonder how lay persons are
> likely to react to this statement.

the kicking and screaming is them initiating force to stop us from exercising our free will.