Re: Extropian handshake

From: Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (
Date: Tue Nov 06 2001 - 09:36:50 MST

John M Grigg wrote:
> I think the handshake originated in the
> eighties, when extropianism was more of a "club" with young members
> thinking a little along the lines of a college fraternity. I just can't
> imagine Max More ever being so youthfully exuberant! ;)

Well, no matter how serious people may appear, they usually have a little
youthful exuberance buried in their histories. Heck, even I was pretty
wild when I was eleven - I didn't settle down until age fifteen or so.

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Eliezer S. Yudkowsky
Research Fellow, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence

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