Re: sleep and extropian dreams

Spike Jones (
Wed, 03 Nov 1999 22:04:40 -0800

Billy Brown wrote:

> ...Within another century your typical authoritarian state has become a
> borganism in which all action is constrained my layer upon layer of loyalty
> programming.
> I think that those of use who favor freedom can find ways to counter these
> trends, but it isn't going to be an easy task.

Billy you raise some good points. I ask myself, if I had the technology to mind-control masses of people, would I use it? Answer, hail yes, I would cause the Taliban oppressors to cut the crap right now, and start acting like...


Nowthen, if the cost of having this power is the *existence of this power*, would I wish for it to exist? I need to think about that one. Its almost like the introspection the first nuclear scientists must have faced. spike