Hara Ra (
Fri, 13 Jun 1997 03:22:02 -0700 wrote:

> I only thought of this after reading your response, but if extropian beliefs
> are naturally occuring - People must be natural optimists and only learn to
> be pessimists. What a nice thought! If only we could teach people to
> unlearn their behaviour and conditioning.
Read Alice Miller's book, "For Your Own Good, the hidden tragedy of
childhood", which states in detail how we are taught pessimism. It also
applies to the topic which may cryonicists bemoan, "why don't more
people sign up?". BTW, I suggest this book to ALL members of this list.

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