Re: Gingrich, Moynihan step down

Joe Jenkins (
Mon, 9 Nov 1998 14:25:06 -0800 (PST)

---Josh Glasstetter <> wrote:
> I'm really confused as to what extropians mean by libertarianism.

A lot of us, myself included, are of the "Machinery of Freedom" by David Freedman ilk.

> I think many of you might be
> interested in The Revolution®, a new, serious, prankster political

"Serious, prankster political party"? If that means what I think it means, I like it. After all, how could you even have a serious Libertarian party in the representative democracy framework that we are currently constrained by. If I were elected into this system, I would become the same old low-life politician type we have all come to hate.

> We will repeal five times as many laws as we pass.

This would eventually have to be a broken promise, taking into account the mathematics and the need for new laws as we transition to posthumanity.

> Allow 'autonomous zones.' Offer ways in which localities and even
> households can
> -- with a very few limits -- opt out of the system.

I would vote for your party based on the inclusion of this one item. This is really all we need.

Joe Jenkins

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