Re: Human faithfullness [was Re: Fwd: Lanier essay of 2001.12.04]

From: Dossy (
Date: Tue Dec 11 2001 - 09:38:02 MST

On 2001.12.11, Kai Becker <> wrote:
> Am Montag, 10. Dezember 2001 20:14 schrieb Dossy:
> > .... what is the Extropian standpoint with regards to a paternity
> > test as a grounds for divorce?
> PMJI, but what do paternity, marriage and divorce have to do with
> Extropianism? Isn't this "my DNA, your DNA, someone else DNA" theme a kind
> of anachronism? Aren't the the relations to the partner and to the child
> much more important than the genes?

I think you stated the Extropian position quite succinctly.

I would have expected that the Extropian attitude to be along
the lines of "paternity test is a wet fleshy issue -- what you're
trying to prove is if there is a responsibility to the children
involved" ...

-- Dossy

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  "He realized the fastest way to change is to laugh at your own
    folly -- then you can let go and quickly move on." (p. 70)

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