[extropy-chat] Desirability of Singularity (was Are ancestor simulations immoral?)
eugen at leitl.org
Fri Jun 2 09:10:59 UTC 2006
On Thu, Jun 01, 2006 at 07:14:29PM -0700, Lee Corbin wrote:
> I'm pretty sure I have not kept up with what most people
> are thinking about the Singularity. Do you suppose that
> the probability that it will be of net benefit to be
> greater than 1/2? If so, why?
It's always a bad idea to be at the wrong end of an
extinction event. Especially one, where you have
to pass through an infinitely narrow population bottleneck.
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