Re: Extropian principles

From: J. R. Molloy (
Date: Fri Sep 21 2001 - 11:31:19 MDT

From: "Harvey Newstrom" <>
> I will bet any amount of money up to one million dollars against this
> prediction. I will sign any legal contract to enforce the wager. Does
> anybody really believe this? Become a millionaire in 10 years if you are
> right!

How will anyone be able to prove that the president is or is not a robot (or a
zombie, in the case of a Gore-type entity)? They all look rather robotic when
you think about it.

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Useless hypotheses, etc.:
 consciousness, phlogiston, philosophy, vitalism, mind, free will, qualia,
analog computing, cultural relativism, GAC, Cyc, Eliza, cryonics, individual
uniqueness, ego, human values, scientific relinquishment

We won't move into a better future until we debunk religiosity, the most
regressive force now operating in society.

     Everything that can happen has already happened, not just once,
     but an infinite number of times, and will continue to do so forever.
     (Everything that can happen = more than anyone can imagine.)

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