[ExI] The Thirty Meter Telescope is now officially dead

William Flynn Wallace foozler83 at gmail.com
Fri Dec 27 01:52:45 UTC 2019

I"ll bite - what genetic testing rights are being threatened?   bill w

On Thu, Dec 26, 2019 at 7:43 PM Rafal Smigrodzki via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:

> On Thu, Dec 26, 2019 at 1:26 PM Adrian Tymes via extropy-chat <extropy
> -chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
>> Merely opposing evil will not get evil people to stop their ways.  If
>> there are enough of them with enough power, then in order to accomplish
>> good, one must plan for how to convert them to good.  Understanding their
>> evil is necessary to get them to convert.
>> In other words, mere blind opposition of opposing views will not work in
>> some cases.  This is one of them.
>  ### You are right but then I am somewhat fatalistic when it comes to this
> particular case and while I deplore the losses suffered by our side in the
> conflict, I am not sufficiently invested in astronomy to do more than just
> gripe and condemn our enemies on this list. I doubt you could convert Mr
> Momoa to the side of goodness and progress. I'd rather choose my battles
> and engage in activism to e.g.  protect our rights to genetic testing,
> since this issue is much closer to my heart.
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