[extropy-chat] humans on mars?

Eliezer S. Yudkowsky sentience at pobox.com
Tue Dec 26 00:59:47 UTC 2006

spike wrote:
> Actually I like it, if we may adapt them slightly, thus:
> Humanity has reached the moon and Mars and is prepared to conquer the
> universe; humanity knows no limits in its pursuit of nature's secrets and is
> succeeding even in deciphering the marvelous codes of the human genome.
> [Wooohooo!]
> Humanity has invented interactive communication, navigates in the virtual
> ocean of the Internet and, thanks to the most advanced modern communications
> technologies, has now made the Earth, our great common home, a global
> village.
> [Wooohooo!  Amen!]

Heh.  It would have been nice to be in the audience of that speech, just 
to applaud at the (in)appropriate moments...

Eliezer S. Yudkowsky                          http://singinst.org/
Research Fellow, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence

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