Re: Is Expecting Future Strangeness Our Essense?
Mon, 18 Aug 1997 19:41:12 -0700 (PDT)

On Mon, 18 Aug 1997, Robin Hanson wrote:

> writes:
> >Despite rough affinities, though, there is definitely a difference that
> >makes a difference. The spirit of rolling up shirtsleeves and grappling
> >with problems and possibilities, perhaps?
> Yes, that's part of what I meant by "taking it seriously".

There's something to be said as well I hope for those abstruse types who
notice in their contemplation of events a thing or two of usefulness that
can be missed by the head-on bulldozer of problem-solving rationality?
Hey, you know, let a billion flowers bloom? Best, Dale