Re: The Doctrine of Pope Asimov I

From: Technotranscendence (
Date: Fri Jul 20 2001 - 00:20:52 MDT

On Thursday, July 19, 2001 4:27 PM wrote:
> Pancritical Rationalism is a part of the Extropian Principles, and it
> that nothing need be taken on faith and that all assumptions can and
> be critically analyzed. So, no, basing important beliefs on faith alone
> consistent with extropianism. The principles aren't a credo Extropians
> swear to; particular Extropians can and do have beliefs at variance with
> the EPs. Further, as principles based on the real world, they are open
> to change. But, I'd say blind faith and dogma are pretty far out for
> Extropianism; I would not call somone firmly attached to them an
> Extropian while I would tend to call someone questioning perpetural
> progress or self-direction an Extopian if they agreed with the other
> principles.

Regarding pancritical rationalism, see "Comments on Pancritical Rationalism"
at , an earlier version of which
was published on this list over two years ago. No one has yet picked up the


Daniel Ust

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