[ExI] A 'libertarian' solution to political bullshit on this list?

William Flynn Wallace foozler83 at gmail.com
Fri Oct 12 21:18:04 UTC 2018

On Fri, Oct 12, 2018 at 3:19 PM John Clark <johnkclark at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Fri, Oct 12, 2018 at 2:54 PM William Flynn Wallace <foozler83 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > You are crying wolf when everyone can see the wolf.
> If everyone can see the wolf then please explain to me why Donald Trump is
> clearly the most popular American presadent among Extropians since I joined
> the list in 1993 even though he is by FAR the most anti-libertarian one.
If there are Trump supporters on this list I have not been able to spot
them.  Who will come forward and admit it?

> And explain why so many go into such a rage whenever I dare to say
> anything bad about him. Nobody gets angry with something they just think is
> redundant or dull because they could just ignore it. And you didn't bother
> to write a reply because you thought what I said was unimportant and told
> you nothing you didn't already know, instead there must have been something
> about it that made you mad.
> I am not at all mad - not at anyone.  I read your posts and wonder why
> you think it's necessary to tell us what we already know.  If posters have
> commented on the content of your posts, contradicting something you said
> that was unfavorable about Trump, I have missed them somehow.  Yes, I do
> think the main problem is redundancy, which can cause frustration but not
> anger.  Do you think we are unaware of what is going on and who is
> responsible?  Do you think we absolutely *need* your posts about Trump?
> I don't think we do, and I think the complainers feel the same way.  Maybe
> I am wrong.

Even if I were angry, which I am not. I am still your friend.

bill w

> I did not see that sort of behavior during the Clinton or Bush or Obama
> era but it's there plain as day for the Trump era, and that is not
> consistent with the everyone can see the wolf theory.
> John K Clark
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