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Noun1.extropy - the prediction that human intelligence and technology will enable life to expand in an orderly way throughout the entire universe
forecasting, foretelling, prediction, prognostication - a statement made about the future
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For extropians, the vision of a paradisiacal future of longevity, intelligence, health, and wealth, delivered on the wings of scientific imagination, generates a loyal commitment (a type of faith) to a method, a body of knowledge, and a hope for a better tomorrow.
Transhumanists subdivide into categories whose distinctions are not clear to the nonenhanced eye: extropians (who believe self-directed people can reverse the tendency of systems toward disorder), abolitionists (who say human suffering can be radically reduced if not eliminated), cryonicists (who want to have their bodies frozen for future resurrection), immortalists (self-explanatory), and many others.
23) The Extropians have started taking policy issues more seriously, setting up what they call a Progress Action Coalition to "defend high technology" by lobbying government, particularly in the United States.