RE: Identity Crises (was) Re: Where do cool people go

From: Al Villalobos (
Date: Fri Apr 21 2000 - 10:10:41 MDT

James Rogers wrote:

"Polymorphism is a very extropic characteristic in my opinion.

I actually do the same kind of genre hopping quite seamlessly, so I know
what you mean. In fact, people who are used to me as one easily
identified group often show quite a bit of surprise when they see me in
one of my other natural guises.

I think my primary modes are:"

[proceeds to describe me in some detail] (freaky!)

Whoa! Me too!

pigeon hole 1: Gun owning former Marine short hair type

pigeon hole 2: Computer/techno/extropian nerd

pigeon hole 3: Fitness obsessed, lean mean gym guy

pigeon hole 4: Highfalutin international business guy who can order the
right wine in a French restaurant (in France)

People are usually most surprised when I am in Mode4 and I refer to
something from my Mode1.


AL (Multimode) Villalobos

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