[extropy-chat] How to be copied into the future?

Jef Allbright jef at jefallbright.net
Sun Apr 22 18:01:44 UTC 2007

On 4/22/07, Lee Corbin <lcorbin at rawbw.com> wrote:

> The preceding analogy is actually completely unfair to the
> transcendent future beings who will possibly be making
> such decisions about us!  The reason is that we are
> far, far closer in mentality and understanding to two-
> year olds than such transcendental entities are to us.
> So if somehow you could find it in your heart to give
> that two-year old another chance at life, then it
> stands to reason that future beings cannot possibly
> be so harsh as to keep Mother Teresa dead forever
> ---if they still have even a vestige of humanity left
> about them.

Lee, I completely agree that such a powerful being would do all these
nice things, to the precise extent that such actions were valuable on
its terms.

- Jef

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