Re: WIRED 6.01/technocracy R.I.P.

Warrl kyree Tale'sedrin (
Tue, 30 Dec 1997 19:04:21 -0800

From: Brian D Williams <>
> From: asks:


> >Postrel goes on to distinguish what she calls "stasists" from
> >"dynamists", those who shrink from change as opposed to those who
> >seek change, and drawing the ideological battle lines here seems to
> >me to encourage a thoughtlessness in the face of the future that is
> >reckless and hopeless.
> I think you have this wrong, Statis refers to a centralized

The word Brian means is "statist". However, the word in the message
he is responding to is "stasist". Rather different.

(I'd keep this private but I suspect Brian isn't the only one to
misread this -- I had to do a double-take myself.)
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