[extropy-chat] When Did (or Do) People Start Locking Doors?

MB mbb386 at main.nc.us
Sat Dec 16 05:34:47 UTC 2006

>> Will nano
>> abundance modify this socialization gap? I fear it won't, although the
>> detritus problem can be engineered away.
> Socialization and having a reasonable time discount might be hard
> problems. Hmm, maybe in the future adulthood will be regarded as happening
> when you finally start to take a long-term view of things. People grow up
> in posthuman ghettos, eventually graduating after an indefinite period
> when they realize that they don't have to stay there and instead join the
> real mainstream for their real socialization.

Ha.  In our family that was called "coming out of the tunnel" and it varied widely.
Some were ready much earlier than others, though we often laughed and said our young
were Late Bloomers.


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