Re: Nextropians: Where R They Now?

Michael S. Lorrey (
Tue, 15 Jun 1999 13:17:03 -0400

Heywood Floyd wrote:

> Ok, call me a coward, an irreputable conspiracy monger, but jesus
> christ people - Lighten Up! Thanks Spike for seeing the humor! :-)
> BTW, Michael I was emulating your style 'before' you run it through
> your spell checker!
> If I'm wrong about such a secret network, then explain to me why these
> most thoughtful and intelligent people are mysteriously quite these
> days. Are we to believe they have all given up discussing
> transhumanist values openly on the internet?

I want to learn to be quite. Is it some meditation based thing? ;)

I thought the nextropians were all Steve Jobs groupies....

> Max More
> Ralph Merkle
> E. Shaun Russell
> Eric Watt Forste
> Vernor Vinge
> Hans Moravec
> Tom Morrow
> Mark Crosby
> Mark Mills
> Kieth Henson
> Gregory Stock
> John K Clark
> Kathryn Aegis
> Kennita Watson
> Mitchell Porter
> Peter C. McCluskey
> Reilly Jones
> Russell Whitaker
> Sarah Marr
> Perry E. Metzger
> Where are these people? Eat your heart out! :-)

Presumably, and based on my own discussion with some of them, quite busy BEING extropic, and working toward extropic goals, rather than just talking about it.


Michael S. Lorrey
Owner, Lorrey Systems
Director, Grafton County Fish & Game Assoc.
Member, Extropy Institute
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