Re: Extropian Principles reading list

S.J. Van Sickle (
Tue, 14 Oct 1997 08:34:13 +0000

> I would appreciate suggestions for books I do not have listed. If you think
> one of the books listed should be replaced with another, or a new subject
> section added, please let me know.

> Nathaniel Branden: ? (which one?)
> Harry Browne: How I Found Freedom in An Unfree World
> Stephen R. Covey: The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
> Timothy Leary: Info-Psychology
> Robert Anton Wilson: Prometheus Rising

How about Ronald Gross "The Independent Scholar" or any of his other
works on lifelong learning. He strongly promotes a non-authoritarian
but rigorous approach to continous self-education, and what is more,
provides very practical suggestions, methods, and examples. Some may
find his emphasis on the social sciences and classics annoying, but
he doesn't ignore the harder sciences and his systematic approaches
are fully applicable to them. Both inspirational and down to

steve van sickle