Re: Tragedy and Boredom was Re: Why just simulation? (fwd)

From: J. R. Molloy (
Date: Mon Mar 19 2001 - 17:06:18 MST

From: "Nick Bostrom" <>
> Our emotions are a central part of our identity, so thinking about
> technological ways of changing them might be scary, and we should
> definitely be careful. But ultimately, I'm sure that even this barrier
> be broken (provided we don't go extinct first).

If we're bored enough, I suppose not even the prospect of going extinct
could dissuade us from diving into drugs, and that in turn, could get old
and boring too.


--J. R.

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