Re: SOC/TECH: Greenstar <--- MUST SEE

From: Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (
Date: Sun Jun 25 2000 - 12:02:36 MDT wrote:
> writes:
> > Do you think directing some of your charity dollars to it vs. perhaps
> > something more direct like an organization working to accelerate the
> > singularity would be a good choice?
> I honestly (and pretty strongly) think that things like this DO accelerate
> the arrival of a significantly better future for me, whether that's a true
> "singularity" or not. The safer, more prosperous and wiser the whole world
> is, the more resources societies like our can devote to developing the
> technologies we need to advance the transhumanist agenda.

Doesn't answer the quantitative question; e.g. how much good is
accomplished by sending one dollar to a transhumanist organization vs.
one dollar to Greenstar? Greenstar will get loads of cash dumped on it
by every private foundation on the planet. The transhumanist
organizations need *us* as their support base.

--    Eliezer S. Yudkowsky

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