Re: Is the death penalty Extropian?

Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (
Tue, 24 Nov 1998 12:18:46 -0600

Brian D Williams wrote:
> Mike Cheponis <mac@Wireless.Com> and I have been having a
> discussion off-list that I thought would make a good thread for
> discussion.
> "Is the Death Penalty Extropian?"

My father, I think, has the best take on this subject:

"When I can trust the government to deliver my mail, then I'll think about entrusting them with the death penalty."

--         Eliezer S. Yudkowsky

Disclaimer:  Unless otherwise specified, I'm not telling you
everything I think I know.