Re: My new site

Michael Lorrey (
Fri, 29 Nov 1996 18:00:20 -0500

Eliezer Yudkowsky wrote:
> > "unless stated otherwise, I am not telling you everything I know."
> > - Who said that?
> Me. For a good reason. On many occasions, I know things that are
> drastically relevant and I keep my mouth shut, because the ideas
> involved are:
> 1) Dangerous
> 2) Unpublished
> 3) Misleading without an extra 40K of explanation
> 4) Not backed up by experimental evidence
> 5) Likely to provoke a backlash
> 6) Aren't worth the effort of defending
> 7) Are beyond the ability of normal human beings to understand
> 8) Would provoke religious riots if explained
> Got it?
> --

Yeah, I knew it was you, I just wanted to see your response. In which
case it surprises me that you would explode at me not telling you
everything about the drive. Be sensible. If I am to ever make a buck off
it, I need to keep the real important parts quiet for now. I would think
that you would understand this.

In the meantime, I will be putting up a nondisclosure agreement which
people can download, print, sign, date, and notarize and snailmail back
to me (sorry, PGP doesn't cut it in court yet). If anyone REALLY wants
to know more, they can go through the rigamarole of showing they will
keep my secrets. I would especially appreciate the input of people like
yourself who are both proactive and rather analytical to help put the
finishing touches on some things....

Michael Lorrey
Northstar Technologies Agent
Inventor of the Lorrey Drive
Anything I say can and should be used against me.