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RoseTylerFan
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23 May 2018 05:47
 

Born in 1986, opposite of the millennial archetype,
staunch cosmopolitan,
extropian,
classical progressive with neo-con leanings
My favourite author is Olaf Stapledon (but Sam Harris’ Moral Landscape was great too)

Anyway, hello to all! smile

 
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23 May 2018 07:38
 
RoseTylerFan - 23 May 2018 05:47 AM

Born in 1986, opposite of the millennial archetype,
staunch cosmopolitan,
extropian,
classical progressive with neo-con leanings
My favourite author is Olaf Stapledon (but Sam Harris’ Moral Landscape was great too)

Anyway, hello to all! smile

Welcome!

I don’t really know what any of your descriptions are, I’ll have to look them up to figure out what they/you mean. I don’t know who Olaf Stapledon is either but I know Sam Harris and think The Moral Landscape is a god awful pile of shit.

BTW I like the Rose avatar, Dr Who fan?

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23 May 2018 09:16
 

Hello and welcome!

 
 
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23 May 2018 11:30
 

Buenos Dias!!!

 
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23 May 2018 15:47
 

Welcome.  Some posters are always grouchy, BTW.  I don’t know some of your terms either, but looking forward to finding out through your upcoming thread posts.  I like scifi, so maybe I should read some Stapledon.

[ Edited: 23 May 2018 15:49 by hannahtoo]
 
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24 May 2018 03:45
 

I’m sorry if some terms were unclear.
By classical progressive, I mean the sort of progressive politics which existed before the boomer countercultural movements kicked in. Basically, I’m committed to values of the Enlightenment.
Extropianism is a philosophy which believes moral good is to increase extropy/negentropy:

Extropy - the extent of a living or organizational system’s intelligence, functional order, vitality, energy, life, experience, and capacity and drive for improvement and growth

Yes, I am a Dr Who fan. I prefer episodes by Russell T Davies, hence my user name.

If you look at Stapledon’s quotes, you will know the outline of his philosophy.

 

[ Edited: 24 May 2018 03:47 by RoseTylerFan]
 
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RoseTylerFan - 24 May 2018 03:45 AM

Yes, I am a Dr Who fan. I prefer episodes by Russell T Davies, hence my user name.

So why not “RusTDavFan” ?

 
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01 June 2018 12:40
 

Ms. Piper makes a nicer avatar photo than Mr. Davies. Much nicer.