Re: Singularity planning Re: Living Below Your Means (was...)

From: Emlyn \(hotmail\) (
Date: Mon Jun 05 2000 - 22:53:01 MDT

Quick warning - you may kill yourself trying this one (he groaned)


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From: Brian Atkins <>
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Sent: Tuesday, June 06, 2000 1:07 PM
Subject: Singularity planning Re: Living Below Your Means (was...)

> Saving is definitely good, can't deny that. However I wouldn't focus all
> your efforts onto that route of achieving millionaire status, since it
> may take you so long to achieve it that way that the singularity will
> be here first. On the other hand there is no guarantee a singularity will
> occur.
> I think everyone should take at least one shot at the "join a hot startup
> and get rich quick" route to millionaire status. You may fail, in which
> case you can fall back onto the careful saving/investing approach, but
> then again it might work out quite well, leaving you enough cash to help
> use for other extropian/singularitarian purposes.

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