Re: Giving cryo talk to Jewish high school

From: Spike Jones (
Date: Wed Feb 28 2001 - 21:42:54 MST

"Eliezer S. Yudkowsky" wrote:

> If I had to guess, I'd guess that it has something to do with (a) the fact
> that rabbis derive religious authority from their technical expertise on
> the amazingly complicated laws, and (b) the amazingly complicated laws
> soak up all the religious fervor, leaving none for traditional Luddite
> fundamentalism.

Interesting observation. What will be their attitude when the proletariat
begin to show up at church with wearable computers that respond to
voice? When all these laws need not be memorized, but can be called
up by asking a question which will initialize a search, web style? I
suspect the leaders will disapprove of the newly minted hordes of...
roborabbis. {8^D spike

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