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

Eliezer S. Yudkowsky sentience at pobox.com
Sun Mar 18 17:21:29 UTC 2007

Damien Broderick wrote:
>>It’s not clear to me that the
>>chances of being saved by future posthumans is
>>increased more, or even equally much, by a Ray
>>Kurzweil way of living, than/as for example by a
>>Mother Theresa way of being ­ given that the
>>posthumans value altruism more than anything else.
> Only if posthumans are godschmucked idiots will 
> they wish to retrieve Mother Teresa.

That's going too far, Damien.  So she screwed up.  Well, she was young - 
under a century, in fact, practically an infant.

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

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