[ExI] Dealing with transhumanism bashing

Mike Dougherty msd001 at gmail.com
Tue Jun 25 12:53:09 UTC 2013

On Tue, Jun 25, 2013 at 3:29 AM, Andrew Mckee <andymck35 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 25 Jun 2013 12:58:30 +1200, Mike Dougherty <msd001 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> BillK:  I stand corrected re: Amish population.  Unexpected.  Not sure
>> how to make sense of those facts.  :)
> I must have a dirty one tracked mind, because that there, what you just
> wrote strikes me as all kinds of funny. :-)

heh.  Those are not the "facts" I meant.  Since actual attempts at
humor rarely get comments, I'll take a laugh at an offhand remark read
in an unintended way.  :)

I was talking about how I've seen "The Amish" community around
Lancaster PA where kids own cell phones and hide their cars at
friends' houses.  Maybe that's just rebellious teen behavior and they
adopt their parents' memes as they become adults?  I tried to watch
the tv show Breaking Amish/etc. about the kids experience in NYC.
Perhaps I assumed incorrectly that fewer of them return.

I guess if you don't have modern distractions like streaming content
and the Internet, breeding is a fun way to spend your time?

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