[ExI] [wta-talk] [mta] I am a Singularitian who does notbelieve inthe Singularity

Natasha Vita-More natasha at natasha.cc
Fri Oct 2 14:38:55 UTC 2009

Haha! I did my best to give Stefano a run for his superlativity! :-) 

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2009/10/2 Natasha Vita-More <natasha at natasha.cc>:
> Stefano Vaj wrote:
> "I do think instead that I have a "moral" obligation, on the basis of 
> on my value system, to advocate an effort towards as much 
> "superlativity" as possible, the degree thereof, or my anticipations 
> and expectations thereabout, being immaterial to such stance."
> Attempting to foster an acme of a very large paradigmatic swerve 
> brings the Singularity to the "now". I can see where this fostering is 
> a valuable link behavioral and psychological approach, and which 
> addresses my deepest concerns about an overt and symbolic erection. 
> Rather, the ebb and flow of accelerating advances, across the 
> converging fields, are the perturbations which beckon an emotional
> Sefano wrote:
> "And I do not believe that any meaningful distinction really exists, 
> in our extended phenotype, between our technology and ourselves, let 
> alone in any diacronical sense."
> Plasticity is the ability to change our phenotype. Emphasizing this 
> behavioral characteristic might be meaningful approach.

Oh dear, this is going to break my bayesian filter.


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