[ExI] Lethal future was Watson on NOVA

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Thu Feb 17 17:03:44 UTC 2011

On Thu, Feb 17, 2011 at 04:57:17PM +0000, BillK wrote:

> Or, alternatively, why don't people have children?

Why people? Take all the species into account.

> Viz. the collapse in first world birth rates.

The atheists, you mean. The faithful are breeding like
rabbits. Fulfilling the will of the Lord. 
> You are comparing people with miserable, short lifespans to very
> long-lived people with every wish fulfilled by nano-Santa in virtual

Extremely short-lived information patterns, some of the complexity
of viroids.

> reality.
> Apples and Oranges.

You're so right, it ain't even funny. 

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