[ExI] Happy Petrov Day!

John Grigg possiblepaths2050 at gmail.com
Fri Oct 3 02:58:03 UTC 2014

And so this brave and sensible Russian chose not to let the world get blown
up, and yet no one here responded to your post?  SHAME!!!!!!  SHAME!!!!!!!
SHAME ON ALL OF YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!

We are enjoying our very non-apocalyptic world because of him....

John  :  )

On Fri, Sep 26, 2014 at 6:22 AM, Anders Sandberg <anders at aleph.se> wrote:

> Almost a gigasecond ago, 31 years to the day, Stanislav Petrov choose to
> disregard warnings of an imminent nuclear attack, correctly guessing they
> were a computer error. By doing that he likely saved the world as we know
> it. Let's celebrate those who stand up to reduce existential risk!
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stanislav_Petrov
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1983_Soviet_nuclear_false_alarm_incident
> http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-24280831
> Anders Sandberg, Future of Humanity Institute Philosophy Faculty of Oxford
> University
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