[extropy-chat] Singularity Blues
sjatkins at mac.com
Wed Apr 6 07:41:37 UTC 2005
While I could guess what you meant and even agree with such guesses it
would be good to have you say what you meant a bit more explicitly.
On Apr 5, 2005, at 8:57 AM, Olga Bourlin wrote:
> From: Giu1i0 Pri5c0
> > Wil McCarthy ... His views on the forthcoming (or not?) Singularity
> sre similar to my own: "And while the world on the other side of that
> event may look very different from the world of today, my personal
> prediction is that we'll still see ourselves in it, with habits and
> motives largely unchanged. The desire for comfort, for wealth, for
> entertainment and novelty and pleasure... these things will never go
> away. We'll just be richer, more powerful and wiser for our troubles.
> And what, exactly, is wrong with that?"
> What's wrong is that humans aren't ready for prime time.
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