[ExI] FW: How fun could doom intelligent life to a blissful extinction
hkeithhenson at gmail.com
Thu Jul 20 02:36:21 UTC 2023
On Wed, Jul 19, 2023 at 7:17 PM spike jones via extropy-chat
<extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
> But the non-life creators have a memetic advantage: it is way easier to afford the good things in this life without offspring.
You are not thinking this through.
Can you think of any reason a world based on nanotech would not allow
people to be as rich as they wished? I.e., the economic drain of
having children will vanish.
The world I set the clinic seed in had a population problem. But that
was because the uploaded life was more desirable than the physical
world for most people. The "powers that be" of that era were trying
to maintain a physical state population of humans (why was unstated)
but having a hard time doing so.
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