[extropy-chat] Appropriate List Content - was Malachy's Prophecies; Pope John Paul II, then two before the destruction of the Holy Roman Church

BillK pharos at gmail.com
Tue Apr 5 20:42:10 UTC 2005

On Apr 5, 2005 9:22 PM, MB wrote:
> The question about the purpose of Extropy-chat is a good one: are we
> here to 'chat' about Extropy and Extropian things, or is this a place
> where Extropians can 'chat' about (i.e.: post, read, discuss) subjects
> they find interesting. Both have their appeal.
> Didn't we go through something similar to this a year or so ago, when
> the ... um ... board of directors / council / whatever made a new list
> for themselves to discuss Extropian Business? Which is why this list
> received the name Extropy-chat.

No secret. It is on the Extropy-chat subscription page.

"We welcome innovative discussions pertaining to scientific,
technological, philosophical, artistic, economic, and social
perspectives on the future."

As I remember it the formation of Extropy-chat was caused by a
religious riot among the followers of different schools of Ad Hominem.
Much clever flaming occurred. Some insults were so good that the
recipient did not even realize that they had been insulted.  ;)

That is why the List Rules have a pretty wide classification of bad behaviour.


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