"D.den Otter" wrote:
> > From: Anders Sandberg <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > You can be opposed against transhumanism and the things we hold dear
> > without being fanatic about them.
> ...but not without being stupid.
All that's necessary is to know some things, but not others. Selective
knowledge works as "well" as falsehood or bad information-processing for
producing incorrect decisions.
Some opposition will be stupid and unconvertable, some opposition will
be mistaken and convertable, a substantial proportion will be mistaken
and unconvertable, and a small and possibly deadly fraction will be
stupid and convertable.
-- email@example.com Eliezer S. Yudkowsky http://pobox.com/~sentience/beyond.html Typing in Dvorak Programming with Patterns Writing in Gender-neutral Voting for Libertarians Heading for Singularity There Is A Better Way
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