[extropy-chat] Singularity Blues

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Wed Apr 6 10:41:24 UTC 2005

On Wed, Apr 06, 2005 at 12:42:19AM -0700, Samantha Atkins wrote:

> >The Singularity is incompatible with sustained presence of human 
> >primates,
> >though.
> >
> In what way?

In the physical way. Biological life will need active protection by the most powerful
participants for it to be effective, while the power distribution will be spread 
dramatically. It's thus a one-way interaction -- no payoff for one party.

What would be the motivation for that? People are irrational that way, but
it's not working, but for a few lucky ones.

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