Speaking of SCUBA -- ya'll certified?
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From: "Max More" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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<firstname.lastname@example.org>; <email@example.com>; "Harvey Newstrom"
Sent: Thursday, October 04, 2001 11:50 AM
Subject: Re: 'exi-liberty' list created
> At 03:35 AM 10/3/01, Russell Whitaker wrote:
> >Main Extropians List members:
> >A few days ago, I created a mailing list for (to paraphrase James
> >"hardcore libertarians with extropian leanings":
> Russell -- I understand your desire to create such a list. By all means do
> so. However, this is NOT an Extropy Institute sponsored list. Therefore it
> cannot be named "exi-liberty". If you want it to be a list specifically
> extropian libertarians (or libertarians with "extropian leanings"), I
> suggest "extropians-liberty" or "libertarian-extropians" or
> "extropic-libertarians" (I like the last one best, since you are appealing
> to those who may not be in tune with all the extropian principles.)
> >There are those who will wonder "why not exi-freedom?".
> That one *also* should not use "exi" in the name, since it is not
> by ExI. That slipped through the cracks and should also be changed.
> I'm cc'ing ExI's board of directors on this message.
> I'm posting this to the list partly as a heads-up to others (and
> potentially others not as extropian as Russell!) who might start an email
> list with "exi" in the name, when it is not sponsored by ExI. Anyone is
> free to start an "extropian" list, even if some of us may not agree with
> some or much of the content, but the term "exi" is NOT freely available
> us. For example, Greg, Natasha, and I, might want to start a list for
> extropian scuba diving enthusiasts. If so, we would call it
> "extropians-scuba" not "exi-scuba".
> Thank you,
> Max More, Ph.D.
> firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
> Strategic Philosopher
> President, Extropy Institute. http://www.extropy.org <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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