Re: Is the fourth time is the charm?

From: J. Goard (
Date: Sat May 20 2000 - 13:32:04 MDT

At 11:36 AM 5/20/00 -0700, wrote:

>Now, if you want to look at things economically rather than
>philosophically, it may well be that people who refuse to use transporters
(or other forms of copying) are at an economic disadvantage to the people
(or series of people, in one view) who use them. I imagine that in
practice, people will come to use these technologies eventually.

Yeah. I don't disagree with this prediction of memetic evolution. But if
it will mean lots of selves being created and then quickly destroyed, I
can't imagine extropians being too happy about it. To put it mildly.

J. Goard
The Beyond outside us is indeed swept away, and the
great undertaking of the Enlightenment complete;
but the Beyond *inside* us has become a new heaven
and calls us to renewed heaven-storming.
                                      --Max Stirner

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