Re: Kardeshev is pre-Spike thinking

From: Eugene Leitl (
Date: Wed Jun 07 2000 - 00:47:47 MDT

Anders Sandberg writes:

> This seems to imply that the social sciences support the strong
> convergence hypothesis (that all civilisations converge in some
> respects over time), which is a very general statement given the
> variety of possible cultures and motivations. Exactly what arguments
> do the social sciences offer?

The fastest travelling autoreplicators must indeed experience strong
similiar evolutionary pressure, resulting in convergent evolution.

Once the front pass, things are likely to become more complicated.

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