RE: Extropian music

Rob Harris Cen-IT (
Wed, 7 Jul 1999 12:07:55 +0100

> > Here's a shortlist of candidate "extropian" tunes:
> >> The "Blade Runner" soundtrack by Vangelis
> >> Almost any other record by Vangelis. Try "Albedo 0.39" or "Direct."
> >> The "2001" soundtrack.
> >> Practically anything by David Bowie.
> >> Brian Eno's "Ambient 1: Music for Airports."
> >
> >Continue down this path, and the criteria for membership to the tribe
> >"Extropians" will become loving 2001, owning the "I'm an Extropian,
> whatever
> >the hell that means" T-shirt and knowing all 258 verses of the Extropian
> >anthem.
> I _know_ that sounded banal! That was just a list of music that I,
> personally, find (for lack of a better term) "mind expanding." I
> disrecommend liking or pretending to like anything that's not "your bag."
> Individualism is an integral part of extropian thought; this was simply my
> personal take, not some warped plea for "party unity" or whatever.
Sorry old boy, it wasn't an attack on you. I've done a lot of solitary thinking, and got a lot of stuff to say, and I inflict it upon you fine people to get your comments and criticisms when prompted by certain posts, such as your own. Cheers!


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