Re: Tough Questions

Rik van Riel (
Mon, 6 Sep 1999 01:04:57 +0200 (CEST)

On Sun, 5 Sep 1999 wrote:

> Personally, I don't see these as inconsistent goals. I'd like to
> see extropianism both influence society at large AND inform the
> creation of wholly new societies, some of which might well be
> described as "private enclaves".

I think the whole concept of enclaves is outdated.

Just looking at myself, I can see I'm a member of the following societies: the Netherlands, the EU, Linux kernel developers, the extropians group, the Cult of Father Darwin, the Dutch (and international) scouts association and some other things as well.

Now that people can become a member of more and more different societies easier than ever, why would we need to ditch the traditional state in favor of "private enclaves"?


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