It appears as if Robert Owen <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
|Thank you for the courtesy, Joe. CAVEAT: there is NO Unified Extropian
|Field Theory -- we debate everything, including the definition of the term
|"Extropian" (which is, in principle, the contrary of "Entropian" with respect
|to "entropy"). But there IS a pervasive view that reliance on any trans-
|cendental Object or "Supra-ordinate Power" for the achievement of our
|objectives (about which there is a broad consensus) is counterproductive.
A vocal group of list members pay tribute to the concepts
``property'', ``the right to bear arms'', and ``natural law''
with some fervour, however. One might wish to avoid questioning these concepts in order to avoid an involuntary jihad.