[extropy-chat] Extropy, Political Viewpoint and the Future of ExI's List
natasha at natasha.cc
Fri Oct 7 03:00:44 UTC 2005
At 04:25 PM 10/6/2005, Mike wrote:
>I liked BEST DO IT SO, myself, but that is now heresy, last I heard...
I'm not going to bite.
>who says extropy isn't interested in politics?
No one. That's the point. Politics are not futuristic enough to be
extropic. Need better means for producing the kinds of ideas that can
change legislation and protect our rights. I wrote a little about this in
my talk a few months ago. You can read the PowerPoint at
http://www.natasha.cc and link to the
<http://www.natasha.cc/global%20design1.ppt>First Conference of Geoethical
Nanotechnology 2005 download in the left column. The blogocracy idea was
well received, as was the nomothetic and diplomacy-based referendums. At
least it has a couple of ideas.
Cultural Strategist, Designer
Studies of the Future, University of Houston
President, <http://www.extropy.org/>Extropy Institute
Founder, <http://www.transhumanist.biz/>Transhumanist Arts & Culture
Knowledge is the most democratic source of power. Alvin Toffler
Random acts of kindness... Anne Herbet
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