Re: Can You Live Forever? Esquire article

J. R. Molloy (
Thu, 13 May 1999 12:16:03 -0700

From: Billy Brown <>
>The review you quote paints a very different picture. While not one of the
>ideas mentioned therein is actually new, the idea of combining them into a
>coherent whole has enough promise to be worth looking into. Anyone who
>addresses that many topics in one book probably has something interesting to
>say about something.

Yes, that's why I mentioned it in the first place.

>So, which picture is correct? Is _Concilience_ a scholarly work devoted to
>the time-honored goal of connecting all of human knowledge into a coherent
>whole? Or is it another environmental doomsday scenario?

What makes you think there's a difference?


--J. R.
CEE CEE Rider:
Conservative Existential Empiricist
Consilient Extropic Environmentalist
(with a pancritical rationalist predilection)