Re: extropian galactic colonization

Anders Sandberg (
06 May 1998 19:40:51 +0200

Borys Wrobel <> writes:

> It sticks someplace in my memory, that not so much the speed is an issue,
> but rather the acceleration needed to get to much higher fractions of c. In
> that sense, freeing oneself from a feeble human body solves both that
> problem and that of time

It is not our bodies that makes acceleration hard, it is energy: to
sustain a 1 G acceleration for a long time you need a tremendous
energy output.

Anders Sandberg                                      Towards Ascension!                  
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