Re: eyelash gnats

Lee Daniel Crocker (
Fri, 23 May 1997 15:52:44 -0700 (PDT)

> << I'm really disappointed at the number of -- yes, I'll say it -- fools
> floating about on the extropians mailing list these days.
> >>
> It makes my heart sink that u speak of this. Extropians are for new ideas
> no? Well here is one, quite an intriguing one too, for Anders wrote a great
> response about symbiotic systems. Why limit ideas?

Simple. Because many ideas are stupid. We all admire imaginitive
speculation, but when all those marvellous ideas have been thrown
into the soup, the next task is to sort out those that might stand
some chance of being useful, and discard the others without remorse.
That's how progess is made: evolution by mutation and /selection/.

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