Re: Immortality: Avoiding Religious Persecution For Pursuing

Sarah Marr (
Thu, 10 Apr 1997 11:24:19 +0100

At 23:55 09/04/97 -0400, Mike C. wrote:
>>Message #8019
>>Date: Tue, 8 Apr 1997 12:57:50 -0400 (EDT)
>>From: Ben Best <>
>>Subject: Immortality
>> I am an ardent life extensionist and atheist, but if someone asked
>>me if I wanted to be "Immortal", I think I would say "No".
>Not very ardent, how about some dynamic optimism?

There's nothing in Ben's statement which implies any lack of dynamic
optimism. It's perfectly possible to be dynamically optimistic about death.
(Although not particularly Extropian, in my view.)


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