[ExI] Call To Libertarians

Giulio Prisco giulio at gmail.com
Sat Feb 19 18:59:32 UTC 2011

I think the list has become more inclusive of soft libertarians, or
left libertarians, who accept some degree of government and welfare
(like me), but I like to think that personal freedom and
self-ownership are still considered as fundamental values by most

On Sat, Feb 19, 2011 at 6:10 PM, David Lubkin <lubkin at unreasonable.com> wrote:
> Darren wrote:
>> I understand there are some libertarians in this group.
> It's surreal to read this. I was one of the earliest of subscribers to the
> original extropian list, twenty or so years ago. I was delighted to join and
> help build a community that shared so many of my (even then) long-standing
> interests. One of the ideas was that it was a place where we didn't have to
> defend or explain the fundamentals. And the dominant sentiment was that
> anarcho-capitalist libertarianism was one of them.
> I recognize the drift from that here over the years, and the reasons for it,
> but your posting still feels weird. Like someone saying "I understand there
> are some Jews in Israel."
> I guess the paleo-extropian label is appropriate; it's easy to feel like a
> living fossil.
> -- David.
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