RE: Humanism In the Light

Natasha Vita-More (
Tue, 24 Nov 1998 08:22:09 -0600

At 11:48 AM 11/24/98 +0100, you wrote:

>To believe is not to think about it.

No, to believe is "to have an opinion; to think." I think you are confusing believe with a religious belief, or faith.

>The danger is not technology, it is what we make of it. We must take the
risk that any technology bears the danger of abuse, but isn't the use in most cases of greater value?

Why yes. I don't think extropians doubt the positive implications of technology and the dangers, and our intent to use caution and develop ways of dealing with potential problems.