Re: Gibson quote

Michael M. Butler (butler@comp*
Mon, 15 Jun 1998 19:00:05 -0700

I suggest you take that quote and factor in his quote about the future
already being here--just not evenly distributed.

Put the two together, they it's easy to find opportunities to be

Substitute "somebody/humans" for "we", if it helps.

Anyway, that's my .01 Troy oz of AU...

At 17:52 6/15/98 -0700, you wrote:
>On the topic of "Why the X-Files is Scary", William Gibson had this to say:
>'What we are afraid of is that we are becoming posthuman, that Earth is the
>alien planet and that we are the aliens...'
>I don't sound, it sounded fairly glib when he said it. Is this really what
>scares people?
"The highest love [is] uniquely human,
the product of compassion and liberty;
not one at the expense of the other."
-- L. A. Chu and M. M. Butler

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