[ExI] Jaron Lanier on AI and Singularity, not transhumanism

Sabrina Ballard sabrina.ballard at hotmail.com
Tue Aug 10 04:09:28 UTC 2010

Perhaps it is though? All left shoes are shoes, but not all shoes are
left shoes. I'd hate to be a right shoe in that argument.

And I understand that it is not religious. I also know the ruse. It is
thrown at all scientific communities that are passionate, I think,
although that is an EXTREMELY subjective view on my part.

> All Singularitarians are Trans-humanists but not all Trans-humanists are
> Singularitarians, I disagree with Max in that I don't think the distinction
> is important in the point that Lanier was trying (unsuccessfully) to make,
> that such ideas are religious. It's well know that people with
> Trans-humanists ideas don't tend to be great fans of religion, so when they
> want to get our goat they call us religious. It get's old.
>   John K Clark

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