Re: Yeah, guns and guns and guns and guns
Joe E. Dees (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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" <email@example.com (none)>
Organization: Piclab (http://www.piclab.com/)
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> > not - just as science fiction is about advanced technology. We need to
> > 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
> > 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 <email@example.com> <http://www.piclab.com/lcrocker.html>
> "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