Re: Yeah, guns and guns and guns and guns

Joe E. Dees (
Fri, 28 May 1999 21:44:18 -0500

Subject:        	Re: Yeah, guns and guns and guns and guns
Date sent:      	Fri, 28 May 1999 15:55:59 -0700 (PDT)
From:           	"Lee Daniel Crocker" < (none)>
Organization:   	Piclab (
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> > No. I've been deleting everything. I think that at this point we
> > should Ban the following topics, except for brief announcements of bad laws.
> >
> > 1. Guns.
> > 2. Politics.
> >
> > Extropianism is about ultratechnology, whether the Principles say so or
> > not - just as science fiction is about advanced technology. We need to
> > crack down decisively on those topics that aren't about technology at all.
> Life without politics isn't possible. Politics will dictate which
> technologies will be deveoped and what we will be able to do with them.
> Those who abdicate their responsibility to engage in politics will
> find themselves at the mercy of those who do not. Fortunately, some
> of us are on the side of the future.
And unfortunately, others cling to their insistence on keeping guns available for the abusive, the criminally violent, and the insane.

> --
> Lee Daniel Crocker <> <>
> "All inventions or works of authorship original to me, herein and past,
> are placed irrevocably in the public domain, and may be used or modified
> for any purpose, without permission, attribution, or notification."--LDC