Just make an admittance questionary... (ABOUT MMB's Re: New

Prof. Gomes (profgomes@geocities.com)
Tue, 2 Dec 1997 17:56:08 -0300


>From a teacher: ( Maths and Comp. Methods for Engineers )

Make a questionary, maybe even in multi choice (a,b,c,d), having the main
topics which are desired or necessary to a
person participate in the new list... those who get more than 80 %, f.ex.,
will be accepted!!!!

Intelligently Democratical, isn't it ????


PS: The members will be directly accepted ( but would be very interesting to
see the results of some of them... :::))))

At 10:58 02/12/97 -0800, you wrote:
>You make good points. The only problem here is how not to go
>about alienating those people who already use "extropians" as Hyde Park...
>btw, I like the idea of calling the other list hyde-park-extropians. :)
>On Tue, 2 Dec 1997, S.J. Van Sickle wrote:
>> This list is sponsored by ExI itself, yes? Its going to be the
>> first place newcomers look, since they will want to see the "main"
>> list (even though that would not be accurate). First impressions are
>> important. Why not do it the other way? Make this, the "main",
>> unhyphenated list members only post, everyone read, and create a
>> Extropians-Free for All list. Make the Extropians FfA deliberately
>> *anything goes*, nothing censored, like the Speaker's Corner in Hyde
>> Park. Actively encourage eccentrics to speak out as an expression
>> of Extropian ideals without seeming to endorse them. That way we can
>> present a more serious, controlled public face while still providing
>> a forum for totally unfettered communication.
>> steve