Re: Ancestral Extropians?

Lee Daniel Crocker (
Fri, 18 Jun 1999 08:35:45 -0700 (PDT)

> |OK, we've gone over Nietzche as a possible memetic ancestor; who else
> |might qualify? Who first inspired &/or
> |infected you with the transhumanist/extropian meme?
> Robert A. Heinlein
> A.E. van Vogt
> Alfred Bester
> Friedrich Nietzsche

Let's not leave out Ayn Rand, whose ideas were far more than just capitalism: she also recognized that man was already the supreme being, and that human innovation and progress were the future.

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