Re: Extropian Principles 3.0: Please comment on new version

Dan Fabulich (
Fri, 04 Sep 1998 17:42:25 -0400

Joe Jenkins wrote:
>If you include this disclaimer you'll need to add another disclaimer
>to cover the natural born instincts that are in direct conflict of
>interest with our goals. This is getting messy.

Too true... :( Maybe this topic would be best covered in Dynamic Optimism or something: "In the end, it doesn't matter what particular mental construct you use to solve problems, (Extropians use many different kinds and seek out new ones,) so long as they reach correct and useful conclusions." Thoughts?

>Maybe its just nostalgia, but I remember liking one of the early (1.?)
>versions of the principles more than any that has come since. I wish
>I would have saved it. What is an effective way to edit a document
>without getting the phenomena of "over editing"?

Well, keeping old copies, obviously. :) I'm not sure where they are, but I'm pretty sure old versions are still around somewhere...