[ExI] Enjoying being alive, and so late in human history

Eliezer S. Yudkowsky sentience at pobox.com
Tue Jun 5 03:08:48 UTC 2007

Just think of how upset Socrates must have been to be born twenty-five 
centuries ago.

"He told her about the Afterglow: that brief, brilliant period after 
the Big Bang, when matter gathered briefly in clumps and burned by 
fusion light."
	-- Stephen Baxter, "The Gravity Mine"

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

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