[ExI] Isn't Bostrom seriously bordering on the reactionary?

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Fri Jun 17 09:42:46 UTC 2011

On Thu, Jun 16, 2011 at 06:20:04PM -0600, Kelly Anderson wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 8:47 AM, Keith Henson <hkeithhenson at gmail.com> wrote:
> > And if people sped up by a million fold, it's a *long* way to the stars.

As we never left Africa, Keith doesn't exist.

> > Keith
> There may also be less really interesting stuff here... If you're
> uploaded, what's the big difference between here and interstellar
> space? Less solar energy? Less materials? I don't know if that's
> enough to keep some from heading off...

Life is pretty good at restructuring their habitat into something
livable. You're not moving somewhere because the pebbles are rounder,
but because there's a city.

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