Re: Trans- vs. Non-human

Twirlip of Greymist (
Fri, 6 Dec 1996 07:07:52 -0800 (PST)

On Dec 5, 11:51pm, Steve Witham wrote:

} And I wouldn't want to. What I meant was, if "extropy" means anything to
} me at all, it's the idea of actively pushing for a better future--which
} requires getting over apologizing for one's particular values--rather than

Which requires defining what your idea of a better future *is*. Someone
from the Church of the Euthanasia believes they're working for a better
future, which happens to involve the reduction or extinction of the
human race. Are they extropic? Why not? They're pushing for a better

I think that's the point.

Merry part,
-xx- Damien R. Sullivan X-) <*>

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trust. I wasn't real fond of it just then, but there I was."
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