[extropy-chat] sri lanka attacked by rebels

Damien Broderick thespike at satx.rr.com
Sun Apr 29 05:20:02 UTC 2007

At 09:51 PM 4/28/2007 -0700, Spike wrote:

>Is Sri Lanka in civil war now?

Well, arguably it has been for decades.

>Is AC Clarke safe?  Would he call or post
>you or someone here if he is in danger?  If necessary, we could put out the
>word, perhaps raise some money like we did during Keith's time of trouble,
>attempt a rescue or something.

He's a multi-millionaire with people close to him, living in a sort 
of compound. I think he'll be looked after. But bear in mind that 
he's very old, with post-polio syndrome, memory problems, and 
failing, or so I understand.

Damien Broderick

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