Re: Value for Value (was Re: META: ExI dues; list quality)

Joao Pedro (
Wed, 03 Dec 1997 21:52:52 -0800


Max More wrote:
> At 12:20 AM 12/3/97 -0800, you wrote:
> >I know this is going to make a lot of persons happy, but I'm quitting if
> >that's the case. A mailing-list whose purpose is to spread information
> >and ideas
> Whoa! That is not and never has been the List's purpose. The list was
> created as a "safe haven" (founder Perry Metzger's words) for discussion
> amongst Extropians without having to pander to the differently-opinioned.

Isn't a discussion an exchange of information and ideas? How can you
have a discussion in the first place without different ideas and
I understand what you are trying to say, but I still think that the list
is a spread of information and ideas, you can add; - only amongst
Extropians; but it's still a spread - and exchange might be a better
word - of information and ideas.

See ya,

         Hasta la vista...

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