[ExI] to my fellow renaissance life forms
pharos at gmail.com
Sat Aug 14 10:29:21 UTC 2021
On Sat, 14 Aug 2021 at 10:53, John Grigg via extropy-chat
<extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
> BillK wrote:
> "Civilisation ends bathed in continuous pleasure."
> A recent popular singularity scenario is where we are ruled by AI not at gunpoint, but by the hordes of sexbots that keep us contented. And so AI takes on the role of the seducer/seductress...
Of course, it isn't an either/or situation. Both options will be
applied by governments when necessary. The majority can be controlled
by supplying pleasure and distraction. But there will always be some
intransigent people who will require monitoring, surveillance,
Guantanamo Bay savagery and even execution.
Whatever is required to maintain power structures will be applied.
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