--- Spudboy100@aol.com wrote:
> In a message dated 5/14/00 8:15:35 PM Pacific
> Daylight Time,
> firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
> << I will simply observe that I made a concrete
> about what *we* could all as individuals do to
> the recreation of "beings", in the not too distant
> future, with reasonable probabilities of looking
> like former
> individuals whose mental and biomaterial had been
> This seems to have gone from A, to B, to Z, where Z
> represents the "Wouldn't it be nice if we had some
> magic physics so we can have everything we ever
> wanted." >>
> Interesting what one would consider 'magic physics'
> and what one considers
> within the realm of coherent probability? Many
> people, yes even scholars
> educated in physics, astronomy, biology, and
> computer science; would, sadly,
> be very scornful of this entire mailing list and the
> subjects that govern it.
> Perhaps some guidence might be in order for levels
> of acceptability on what
> falls into the realm of reality and what is beyond
> the pale? Are multiple
> universes magic physics or non-locality?
I say we just call them "magical non-localities."
"I cannot articulate enough to express my dislike to people who think that understanding spoils your experience...How would they know?"
- Marvin Minsky
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