[ExI] This would almost qualify as hilarious ... if only it weren't true

Olga Bourlin fauxever at sprynet.com
Tue Jun 12 06:47:43 UTC 2007

From: "Eliezer S. Yudkowsky" <sentience at pobox.com>
To: "ExI chat list" <extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org>

> Eliezer S. Yudkowsky wrote:
>> I'd much, much, much rather get hit with
>> a gay bomb than a real bomb.
> I guess what I'm trying to say is:
> "I'd rather be butch than butchered"
>  or
> "Better Ted than dead."
> I realize that this is a divisive issue, but we shouldn't let our
> tribadistic impulses bisext us.  While it's easy enough to make this
> new weapon the butt of jokes, whoever possesses it is likely to come
> out on top.  And wouldn't the enemy prefer being blown to blown up?
> The rejection of this project was a dark day in the anals of orgynized
> warfare.

Eliezer ... Eliezer, why you sly one!  (Somebody, quick!  please submit 
these gems to the Extropian annus mirabilitis list ...)


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