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

Keith Henson hkeithhenson at gmail.com
Fri Jun 17 14:50:02 UTC 2011

2011/6/17 Stefano Vaj <stefano.vaj at gmail.com>:


> Ignoring risks or pretending they do not exist by the way is not only
> suicidal from a "marketing" or "strategic" point of view, but also from a
> very practical one, in any conceivable field.

So true.  There is also the problem of identifying what is a risk.

One of the classic curses is "may you get what you ask for."  I could
elaborate a long time on this, but Charles Stross has already done so.


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