[ExI] don't let your guard down, not for a minute...
thespike at satx.rr.com
Sat Sep 11 00:09:13 UTC 2010
On 9/10/2010 6:13 PM, giovanni santostasi wrote:
> I agree that on the book communism is a far superior social organization
> than capitalism. Capitalism has exploitation as a key element by design.
The traditional political/ideological coloring of this list has been
libertarian capitalist (aside from a few soft-boiled communitarian
anarchists like me, and clever contrarians like Jeff Davis). It's
remarkable, therefore, to see so many of the newcomers--or at least
posters using unfamiliar names--taking positions like this. Did the word
flash around the Worker's Socialist League, or whatever, that the
transhumanist extropes were open for, um, penetration?
And it's truly bizarrely funny to find Samantha Atkins being lectured on
the Singularity by someone who seems, on the ebullient adolescent
evidence, to be a smart 20 year old who's also just stumbled in to
spread the exciting news to those of us who've heard it all before. (If
Sing. Utope is really a retired professor of engineering, my mistake and
apologies--no offense intended in any case, merely wondering and
[just an innocent bystander & observer]
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