[extropy-chat] Putting God to Rest

Jef Allbright jef at jefallbright.net
Wed Apr 25 03:57:45 UTC 2007

On 4/24/07, Rafal Smigrodzki <rafal.smigrodzki at gmail.com> wrote:
> ### The conversion of J.C. Wright is a mystery of epic proportions.
> How could the man who invented the Golden Oecumene end this way? I
> have really had the greatest admiration for his brilliance (I have
> personally contacted him and invited him to join our list) and seeing
> such an apparently abrupt and sweeping change in his worldview really
> was guite unnerving.
> Mr Wright always referred to his transformative experience only in
> very general terms. I wonder if there is any more detailed
> information. Was it a vision? A voice? Is it a persistent phenomenon?
> Was there an underlying susceptibility to Christianity, perhaps due to
> previous toxic memetic exposure in childhood that never healed
> properly?

John C. Wright was active on our list from March through June of 2005.
 I enjoyed a long but ultimately circular dialog with him about
morality.  Ironically, his final post here was an exceedingly patient
and polite response to a bit of rudeness from Brett Patsch.


- Jef

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