[ExI] Singularity or Surge

Kelly Anderson kellycoinguy at gmail.com
Sun Jun 26 17:43:17 UTC 2011

On Sun, Jun 26, 2011 at 10:11 AM, Ben Zaiboc <bbenzai at yahoo.com> wrote:
> That chart of Max's has an assumption that a 'voluntary' singularity would be necessarily good, and an 'authoritarian' one, necessarily bad.  I don't see that this has to be the case,
>surely there are possibilities of bad voluntary outcomes,

Egypt anyone? That's likely going to end badly.

>or good authoritarian ones?

Hitler built the autobaun?

It is probably easier to think of outcomes where volunteerism came out
good and authoritarianism came out bad, so he's likely leaning on
historical precedence and probabilities.


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