Re: The Extropian Religious War--thank you

From: Mike Lorrey (
Date: Wed Jul 18 2001 - 18:57:03 MDT

Party of Citizens wrote:
> On Sun, 15 Jul 2001, Lee Corbin wrote:
> > Party of Citizen say
> >
> > > Ahhh grasshoppers, how can rationality be complete without
> > > irrationality? How can that which is be complete without
> > > that which is not? How can the yin be complete without the yang?
> > >
> > > When you put the yin of rationality together with the yang of
> > > irrationality do you not get REALITY...the world which science
> > > observes? And is your science not incomplete without both?
> >
> > Ah, so. Can there be intelligence without stupidity? Can
> > there be fullness without scarcity? And indeed, can there
> > be light without darkness? Well said!
> Can there be global warming without global cooling? That said, I live
> less than 100 ft. above sea level near the shoreline in Vancouver. After
> Spike's optimistic note on global warming I had to wonder if I should
> trade my rubber duckie for a rubber raft.

Trade it in for a plexiglass bubble and live under water. Global warming
is an immense opportunity to develop mass production techniques for
pressure vessels for underwater living, the first step in acclimatizing
humanity to colonizing space. All of these island nations that risk
total immersion should be focusing their money on developing underwater
infrastructure, ocean thermal energy systems.

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