Re: utter exasperation

Tony Csoka (
Tue, 8 Apr 1997 23:54:22 -0700 (PDT)

Lee Daniel Crocker wrote:
> To deny that out of emotional
>backlash is just as petty and irrational as Dworkin's all-sex-is-
>rape hogwash.

>When a movement like feminism loses sight of the moral foundations
>that created it to become an irrational us-vs-them war as it is now,
>the way to get it back on track is not to accept the war and fight
>back, but to jump out of the combative mindset and get back to the
>philosophies that moved its creation.

Lee, you are obviously a highly rational person with a strong grasp of
objective reality. What you say is correct, it is emotional backlash, so I
am not going to waste our time arguing about my motives.

I respect the fact that, though you present highly rational ideas in
this forum, you are not in here to inflate your own ego, which is more
than can be said for several others on this list. Extropy is not about
being admired by others - this is the fuel that creates cults - it is
about the advancement of humanity.

Tony B. Csoka