"Cyberpower" and futurism in Forbes magazine

Lyle Burkhead (LYBRHED@delphi.com)
Tue, 26 Nov 1996 01:36:23 -0500 (EST)

Chris Hind writes,

> We need to go public more often to spread our memes ANY WAY
> POSSIBLE!! I strongly point in the direction of having a booth at
> Trekkie conventions.

Why stop there? My friend Jaga, the Hare Krishna devotee, told me
she used to collect more than a thousand dollars a day at the Denver
Airport; several thousand on a good day. And that was more than 20
years ago, when a thousand dollars was more money than it is now.

Chris, why don't you go to the L.A. airport, wearing an Extropy t-shirt
or some kind of Extropian costume (use your imagination), and ask for

You can also just go to public places and approach people. In the
1970s the Moonies developed this into a science. They seem to have
faded away, but Christian evangelists still approach people. Last
summer I spent a lot of time in Huntington Beach. One afternoon I was
approached five different times by Christians who wanted me to come
to a revival meeting. The fifth time, when the guy asked me if I was a
Christian, I said "No, I'm a Satanist," and a very interesting conversation

There is no use being shy. Go public! Spread your memes ANY WAY