[ExI] Is the ExI email list slowly dying out? And if so, what can be done to reverse such an outcome?

Dave Sill sparge at gmail.com
Tue Oct 20 22:15:21 UTC 2020

On Tue, Oct 20, 2020 at 2:42 AM Giulio Prisco via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:

> On Tue, Oct 20, 2020 at 12:26 AM William Flynn Wallace via
> extropy-chat <extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
> >
> > I will admit that some of us leftists are gaga over the LG etc. people.
> It's a very appropriate cause for us - the discriminated against, the
> misunderstood, the latest civil rights cause.  But as we have seen for many
> years with Blacks, beating the drum for the cause can equate with beating
> people over the head with it.  Tiresome - very quickly.  Down here the
> newspapers include some civil rights stuff for Blacks once or twice a week,
> with pictures, history, references to lynching and so on.  Too much of a
> good thing.  I wonder if Blacks get tired of it too?   bill w
> I guess many Black do, because it belittles their personal
> achievements. I guess many Blacks want to be seen as strong and
> self-reliant persons, not as parts of an oppressed minority.

Don't guess. Ask them, if you want, but don't presume to speak for them.
All that I've seen/heard speak on the matter would prefer not be in an
oppressed minority. Being in one and pretending you're not isn't "strong".

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