Natasha V. More (
Sat, 24 May 1997 10:03:36 -0500

At 06:26 PM 5/24/97 +0200, Eugene Leitl wrote:

>On Sat, 24 May 1997, E. Shaun Russell wrote:
>> [...]
>> acceptable. I wouldn't say that this applies to extropy. People *are*
>> extropians...they, for the most part, don't just adopt futuristic and
>> progressive beliefs for the hell of it. That is why many on this list are
>> [...]
>You're saying we are freaks, locally enrichened dropout deposits,
>originated by a Darwinian fluke. Can't agree more, having seen the same
>phenomenon on sci.cryonics/CryoNet, where it is even more pronounced. Bad
>thing this seems to correlate (anecdotal evidence) with a cranky attitude,
>inability to cooperate (which is not exactly instrumental). If true, one
>should be aware of this, if only to give one a mental kick in the ass.

And, then there is the extropic element of refined emotions which, when
implemented, relieve the kick in the ass tendency. By way of learned
while provoking one to access situations, that knee-jerk crankiness becomes
sculpted into a acquired wisdom.


Natasha Vita More [fka Nancie Clark]

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