Re: ExI: Announcing Extropy Institute's Transhumanist FAQ version 0.7

From: G.P. (
Date: Sun Dec 30 2001 - 09:39:25 MST

Proposed FAQ answer:

"This is the Extropy Institute's Transhumanist FAQ. For the Extropy
Institute US-only FAQ, please see http//........"

Really, the rest of the world also exists. Please correct me if I am

On Sat, 29 Dec 2001 20:16:58 -0600, cryofan <>

>Proposed FAQ question:

>Since the Extropian movement is heavily invested in libertarian
>philosophy, which purportedly stresses individual rights and property
>rights, how do the Extropians reconcile the "open borders" philosophy
>advocated by Extropians, with the fact that most American citizens
>oppose open borders (even before 911WTC numerous polls showed that
>55-65% of Americans wanted less immigration, which is certainly a long
>way from open borders). Seems as if Extropians would wish to trample
>the individual rights of most Americans by implementing open
>borders--not to mention taking the food out of the mouths of working
>class Americans by lowering wages with immigration...or perhaps a
>weight reduction plan for the working classes is part of the Extropian
>philosophy :-)
>I am sure you will want to add the above to your FAQ....


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