Re: The Poor Masses

Sarah Marr (
Sat, 28 Sep 1996 02:09:50 +0100

At 15:17 26/09/96 -0700, Hara Ra wrote:

>Back to basics, folks. Every country which has a good standard of
>living, where survival in one's old age is not dependent on the
>number of one's offspring, has had a slowing of population growth.
>In the USA, we would see a population decrease if there were no
>immigration. If the Extropian vision is a positive one, the goal will
>be increased quality of life for one's children, which will always
>be costly, and increasingly so.

But I don't have any children. I don't plan to have any children. Surely
you're not suggesting I have no reason to embrace Extropianism?


Sarah Kathryn Marr