--- Emlyn <email@example.com> wrote:
> Mike wrote:
> > --- Emlyn <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > > There can be no moral objection. The universe (or such of it as
> > > If we break nature, it is on
> > > our heads, but there is no one else who suffers.
> > Not necessarily so. If some consciousness exists in some form in
> > other (animal) species, we'll have to consider their welfare as
> I think I did address this elsewhere. We have ethical duties to all
> conscious beings. But to them only.
Yes you did! Sorry, I didn't see your other post where you addressed
this issue clearly.
> > > If we don't hack
> > > nature, we
> > > die, and the mindless machine whirls on, unnapreciated and
> > OK, but let's try to avoid a general protection fault :)
> I think that's what Zen is about; trying to get your mind to
Ah! NOW I understand the meaning of the "Guru Meditation Error"
message on Amiga computers when they crashed! :-)
I was asking merely that we try to avoid crashing the Universe/
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