Re: The World's Fastest Political Quiz

From: Technotranscendence (
Date: Mon Aug 06 2001 - 08:18:30 MDT

On Monday, August 06, 2001 1:32 AM Anders Sandberg wrote:
> I'm one of those crazy 100% libertarians.

I suspected as much. Welcome aboard!:)

> I find it amusing, since only a
> few years ago I would most likely have been a centrist or left liberal; I
> have steadily drifted into the libertarian quadrant and become more
> in my views. Somehow I had imagined that as I got older my views would
> soften, but perhaps it is just that I'm turning adolescent :-)

Maybe it will be a long adolescence!

> With life extension it is going to be interesting to see how people change
> politically as they grow older, acquire more experience (possibly wisdom)
> and change. Will people eventually end up with permanent political views
> (given an unchanging political environment, in itself unlikely), or will
> over time drift?

A certain critic of posthuman ideas told me he fears life extension because
he thinks the old will become more powerful and less likely to change
ideologically in beneficial ways.


Daniel Ust
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