Re: Democracy held hostage

From: J. R. Molloy (
Date: Tue Oct 02 2001 - 12:03:27 MDT

From: "Spike Jones" <>
> While arguing over whether terrorists are cowardly, we must
> keep in mind that the "coward" meme is one that evolved in order
> to encourage people to behave in a certain way. {Look at the
> word I just used, "encourage" meaning exhort or motivate.}

So, let us have the courage to break out of the coward/courage meme.
Let's have the courage to escape the template of conformity that decries
Let's have the courage to follow extropic memes in the face of cowardly war

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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 move into a better future in proportion as science displaces superstition.

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