[ExI] Isn't Bostrom seriously bordering on the reactionary?
hkeithhenson at gmail.com
Wed Jun 15 14:47:48 UTC 2011
On Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 7:38 AM, Giulio Prisco <giulio at gmail.com> wrote:
> Probably. But we should not give up without a fight and, as persons
> and as small/large orgs, we should re-affirm our commitment to _real_
> visionary transhumanism and do our best to promote it. Let's go to the
> stars or die trying, and screw the precautionary principle.
Although post singularity control over materials would let us go to
the stars, it might also kill the desire to do so.
And if people sped up by a million fold, it's a *long* way to the stars.
> On Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 4:30 PM, Keith Henson <hkeithhenson at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I think we should get used to the fact that the singularity is
>> probably going to be Chinese flavored.
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