Re: Question Tradition

Chris Hind (
Sat, 26 Oct 1996 18:41:44 -0700

At 20:27 10/26/96 UT, you wrote:
>Last night I thought of a phrase which struck me as being very Extropian.
>"Question Tradition"
>I think that's a lot of what we're doing, as Extropians. We are questioning
>tradition. We question the tradition of death, we question the tradition of
>coercion, we question the tradition of ignorance and servility, we question
>the traditional belief systems and paradigms, we question the tradition of
>blind obedience to Authority, and we question all other entropic traditions.
>When we question these traditions, we find much about them that is
>incompatible with our extropic goals.
>As Extropians, we prefer to find new, more effective ways to accomplish our
>goals, rather than clinging to traditional ways of doing things which don't
>work well enough.

_WOW_ this is one of the most catchy extropian memes I've heard yet and I
will definately pass it around. Great thinking David! I live my life by this
meme. It also sounds sorta x-file-ish akin to "The Truth is out there" which
is pretty cool and will likely encourage it to spread through the
population. I think we should consider now how we can spread this new meme
and promote it! I _do_ hope this meme spreads like a plague through the

"Question Tradition"