Re: John Clark? Who he? (was: Re: How to make a slave)

From: Thomas McCabe (
Date: Fri Nov 30 2007 - 19:18:08 MST

On Nov 30, 2007 6:40 PM, Damien Broderick <> wrote:
> At 03:57 PM 11/30/2007 -0500, Thomas McCabe wrote haughtily to John K Clark:
> > > I've been reading it and poking holes in it for over 15 years.
> >
> >A quick list archive check shows that you haven't posted here prior to
> >2006. Another archive check shows you haven't posted anything to the
> >AGIRI lists. As you point out, there aren't very many places where
> >people discuss this stuff- where have you been posting your comments?
> For the luvva dog, man, where's your google-fu? Mr. Clark has been
> posting to the extropy list on and off about related topics since at
> least the mid-'90s. His comments are cited extensively in my book THE
> SPIKE (both the 1997 and 2001 editions), the first book specifically
> dealing with the singularity. (He is cited there under the nym
> "Pelagius"--but his identity is made clear in the notes.)
> Damien Broderick

I haven't read The Spike, and checking a several-hundred-page book for
references is much more time-consuming than checking a list archive.
As for Extropians, I've never been subscribed, and I was under the
impression that it didn't usually have discussions of FAI theory.

 - Tom

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