Re: from Italy about exi

From: Waldemar Ingdahl (
Date: Sun Jul 02 2000 - 19:09:09 MDT

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>Subject: from Italy about exi
>Date: Sun, 02 Jul 2000 17:39:24 +0100
>Sasha (and also Moravec) appears on this italian page. And Max More is
>mentioned for his principles and Natasha for the extropic arts.
>The writer, Mr. Formenti, says that extropianism is a
>cyber-anarchic-religious movement. Religious ? Thatıs because extropians
>at some deity (or some Buddhity). What is this omega-point-deity ? The
>software. Sasha (and Moravec) appears to be the chief prophet of this
>Anyway on this other page
>Mr. Catani says that the extropianism is a religious movement or, better, a
>techno-sect. A sect like the Heavenıs Gate (the Hall-Bopp comet ... that
>suicide in march 1997 Š.). I have (already) replayed something to this Mr.
>scerir (Rome, Italy)

It's OK. Given that it's the first site about Extropianism/Transhumanism
I've seen in Italian. It gives a rough guide to the movement, and some good

The problem is that Catani puts in a heavy emphasis on extropianism being a
mystic movement. I don't see why he got that impression? He also links it
with cyberpunk and William Gibson, bad, but unfortunately those ideas are
still seen as the "ideology" of the future.

Cyberpunk is dead and I'd like to live in the Los Angeles depicted in "Blade

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