Re: Extropianism certainly does have a history already!

Natasha Vita-More (
Sat, 09 Oct 1999 13:31:28 -0700

At 12:10 PM 10/9/99 -0700, you wrote:

>I interpreted the statements a little differently due to the singularity.
>All history we know of to date will pale in comparison to what happens
>when the singularity hits because the rate of change will be so much
>more rapid.
I noticed recently that people have started refering to
>business developments & personal rates of change in terms of "Internet Time".
>Internet time is going be *slow* compared to "singularity time".

Why only refer to our history from the perspective of the Singularitiy are Internet Time. I think Vernor would be surprised by this -:)

>While we look at the development of extropianism/transhumansim
>now as a significant event (and a d*** hard one to accomplish), looking at
>it in retrospect from post-singularity time, it will be as significant as
>what Al Capone had for breakfast on the day he died.

Very interesting Robert, but I cannnot agree with you. Sounds like you are waiting for the future to happen rather than being a part of it.