[ExI] ai doorbell

Adrian Tymes atymes at gmail.com
Sat Nov 27 02:18:11 UTC 2021

On Fri, Nov 26, 2021 at 5:58 PM spike jones via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:

> My notion for this invention is that there are those of us who embrace
> some aspects of that list of 28, such as the afore-mentioned notion of
> substrate independence of consciousness, one on which many or most of us
> here would agree.  Without that principle, transhumanism is mostly
> pointless.
> Another of the 28 I mostly embrace to this day is lifestyle stuff:
> moderation is good for one’s health.  Many transhumanists have a form of
> this with the notion of eating light is eating right.  Looks to me like
> that works generally: live as long as you can, for new medical insights are
> coming to us always.
> So: I reject the superstitious stuff, but very much hold to some of the
> lifestyle notions, the technology as a path to extended consciousness and
> so forth.  There are people I care about still in the traditional A28 view,
> so… I consider myself an A29.

I just had a look through https://www.adventist.org/beliefs/ and I saw
nothing about substrate independence or moderation.  Number 22 might be
close to moderation, but I'd rather question what counts as "the highest
standards of Christian taste and beauty" given what Christianity as a whole
keeps demonstrating.
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