[ExI] Fwd: Re: [technocalypse] Re: Water Ice Jupiter Brains
msd001 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 14 23:54:06 UTC 2010
On Thu, Oct 14, 2010 at 6:02 PM, BillK <pharos at gmail.com> wrote:
> I agree. These are just quotes from rambling forum discussions. You
> could probably find many quotes saying exactly the opposite and
> everything in between.
> People discuss every far out possibility - that's what forums are for.
> Alan - your accusation needs verifiable references from published,
> well-reasoned articles. Not wild forum chit-chat.
I'm going to find references to the expression "Kill 'em all and let
God sort 'em out" and claim that is an example of the murderous intent
of believers in God.
Or "This dessert is to die for" is describing such a superlative
confection that one really has nothing else to live for after
attaining it; though perhaps it rather implies that the evolutionary
advantage of one's tribal group would be increased by this after-meal
treat despite one's own discontinuation as fair price.
At least we're discussing 100% computronium conversions for the
advancement of uploaded humanity instead of the 100% paper-clip
universe for the personal satisfaction of a deranged MNT-capable AI.
Also good that we're not going on about a Philosophical Zombie Apocalypse
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