Re: ENTROPIAN ALERT! Another warning for us to organize

From: Spike Jones (
Date: Sat Mar 10 2001 - 23:57:51 MST

> >From:
> >We do not want to be or be labeled as
> >uncritical cheerleaders of technology for its own sake, but rather as
> >proponents of a coherent and defensible set of values that improve the
> >quality of life.
> Zero Powers wrote: Feel free to label me an uncritical cheerleader of
> technology for its own sake. I have an ubridled fetish for efficiency. If
> it can be done faster, better, cheaper, I say let's have at it. That
> doesn't necessarily mean however I'm in favor of all *uses* of efficient
> technology. Hitler after all was the most efficient genocidist in history.
> But as for the tech itself, I say bring it on no holds barred. -Zero

Both of these are right. I call myself extropian because deep
down in my heart I believe that technology *really can* fix
everything in the long run. Further, technology is mankind's
*only hope* for fixing the things that are wrong with this
form of life. spike

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