[ExI] ants again
sparge at gmail.com
Mon Apr 16 18:00:28 UTC 2018
For the record, this showed up in my mailbox today.
On Fri, Apr 6, 2018 at 9:40 PM, William Flynn Wallace <foozler83 at gmail.com>
> Dave Sill wrote:
>>> Extropian principles would be a good basis for a rational alternative to
> No one on this list will argue with that. But, unlike us, many people
> are not looking for a rational anything. They want emotional things - some
> things to love, to hate, to be for, to be against, to rant on, to go to war
> for, to get insulted by, to fear - well, you get the idea.
> In the Deep South, the black churches I have been to for funerals are the
> epitome of emotional expressions very overtly acted out (lots of standing
> up and shrieking something and then fainting). It's not about what or how
> we think. It's about how we feel.
Clearly people want emotion, and there's nothing irrational about that.
There's no need to be anti-rationality to be pro-emotionality. There are
many examples of people who get excited about logic, math, science, etc.
Spike is a shining example. :-)
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
More information about the extropy-chat