Re: Alcor on KRON

From: Max More (
Date: Fri May 04 2001 - 01:21:54 MDT

At 11:22 PM 5/3/01, you wrote:
>KRON channel 4 on the 11 oclock news just ran a piece
>on cryonics, and it actually had a positive spin. There was
>not so much as a single smirk. Ralph Merkle was a star.
>Even the weatherman was jazzed. Suddenly I feel so...
>mainstream. spike

Isn't it great? (Really, a *hell* of a long way to go yet, but enjoyable

Once cryonics becomes normal practice, we can turn out attention more
towards other areas that need work. Spike, as an extropian, parts of your
existing self will be absorbed by the mainstream (a good thing), but you
can continue pushing ahead to farther and better.

Besides, someone as inspiringly goofy as you could never been considered
truly mainstream.



Max More, Ph.D. or
President, Extropy Institute.
Senior Content Architect, ManyWorlds Inc.:
Chair, Extro-5: Shaping Things to Come,

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