[ExI] reconsidering the Orion's Arm timeline...
dagonweb at gmail.com
Tue Jan 13 06:12:07 UTC 2009
On Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 7:00 AM, samantha <sjatkins at mac.com> wrote:
> Dagon Gmail wrote:
>> People, people... any topic of morality or good or evil only has any
>> meaning in very narrow
>> margins. Most people cant apply consistency in ethical matters and the
>> average civilian
>> out there can be duped into being a concentration camp overseer for
>> airmiles. Moral
>> discussions about anything beyond same sex marriage or vatgrown hamburgers
>> drag out
>> for ages. As such most discussion about what would be prudent for the
>> baselines are not
>> equitable or like talking down to infants. Yu cannot let baselines decide
>> on any of this -
>> or decide for them. Let`s stop this sillyness. Lets for now call this the
>> "extropia tragedy"
>> and close this ... Lets hope we will never be faced to arbitrage over the
>> existentials of
>> baselines. We are not mature enough to do so yet.
> My take is I hope we are mature enough that those of us who are ready and
> willing to move forward and especially those of us able to do or fund the
> needed scitech, simply do so without worrying overly much about naysayers.
> I hope we take advantage of the freedom to do so and never settle for
> anything less. - samantha
Of course we can get there. H+ is about attaining what fully parses, yes?
But we aren't there yet.
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