[ExI] Beating the "meat" (was Re: "meat")
emlynoregan at gmail.com
Mon May 25 05:13:59 UTC 2009
2009/5/25 Max More <max at maxmore.com>:
> Emlyn wrote:
>> I know it turns off "outsiders", but equally it's a signal to those who
>> "get" the transhuman meme. I think that at the core of the impulse to
>> techno-utopianism, transhumanism, technophilia, is an immense frustration
>> with the particular form our embodiment takes. While in many ways it's
>> marvellous (self repairing, self regulating, complex beyond our current
>> understanding), it's also an inappropriate form for a general intelligence.
>> It's not readily upgradeable, you can't easily do repairs, it has no
>> administration interface. It's not modular, it's not compatible with
>> anything, it's not extendable.
> 'ere, mate, *your* meat may not be extendable, but mine bloody well is.
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