Jeff Davis wrote:
> My take on this is that they aren't concerned with what the world thinks.
> In this barely modern age, only a human still trapped in infantilism
> accepts anything offered by any cultural information distribution system
> without intense skepticism and savage cynicism. The world is the place it
> is because so many are still infants, in thrall to mobsters. Grow up,
Ill buy that explanation Jeff. So how to we wrest control of the
masses from an oppressive government?
It does kinda worry me that beings as primitive as humans are
on the threshold of developing the kinds of power available
from AI and nanotech, eh? And Bill Joy's notion of relinquishment
will not help, since that would merely leave the field entirely to the
most unethical primates. spike
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