[extropy-chat] Putting God to Rest

Jef Allbright jef at jefallbright.net
Mon Apr 23 11:49:43 UTC 2007

On 4/22/07, Anna Taylor <femmechakra at yahoo.ca> wrote:

> If I have misunderstood and all
> Extropians are Atheists, then I think that should be
> made clear and concrete.

Anna, while there is no rule that Extropians are atheists, and extropy
implies appreciation of diversity, this is very much a refuge of

We discuss here a wide range of thinking and beliefs (and thinking and
beliefs about thinking and beliefs) but for most of us Theism had been
exposed as highly irrational (making highly improbable claims
unsupported by observation) long before we found this list.

Personally, I find inspiration, as well as profound humility and awe,
in contemplation of the increasingly probable -- and increasingly
surprising -- natural cosmos and our relation to it as subjective

- Jef

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