Re: NodeNets and ExI: A step back?

Paul Hughes (
Thu, 04 Jun 1998 22:07:36 -0700

Max More wrote:

> At 06:52 PM 6/4/98 -0700, Paul Hughes wrote:
> Also, the intrinsic exclusivity of the NodeNet is almost
> >completely retrograde to the evolution of the Net as a spontaneously ordered,
> >open, agoric, free-marketplace of ideas.
> I strongly disagree with this. While the Net as a whole is a spontaneous
> order, it harbors within itself numerouse orders that are planned or
> semi-planned.

I'll concede I over spoke myself. I was taking a counter-postion as a way of
eliciting a clarification of your position. Thanks. :-)I think it would be useful
PR, if on the bottom of all of the postings to the Extropian-open list we have
information regarding the details of subscribing to NodeNet and joining ExI. Alex
Future Bokov had something similar on the bottom of the transhuman list regarding

Best Regards,

Paul Hughes