Re: The current definition of "extropy"

Eliezer Yudkowsky (
Thu, 19 Dec 1996 15:21:34 -0600

> Eliezer, you've managed to go off an irrelevant path. The definition is for
> "extropy", not for "Extropian" nor for "extropian". Extropians are those who
> consciously seek to increase their extropy and who see this as a desirable
> goal, and who do so with some philosophical awareness. The definition does
> not say that self-described Extropians are necessarily higher in personal
> extropy. So, your points miss the mark.

True enough. In that case I'll stick to my original point, that
"extropy" is starting to sound too much like sainthood.

--       Eliezer S. Yudkowsky

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