In a message dated 7/6/00 9:50:07 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
<< Rather: would the last intelligence in the universe please perform `Let
There Be Light!' and switch them on again for virtual eternity.
Damien Broderick >>
Hmmm. Seems like we are both haunted by Asimov's "The Last Question" (1956)
in which the computer outlasts its makers, only to become "God" and start
things all over. A neitzchean eternal return that Tipler rails against,
This archive was generated by hypermail 2b29 : Mon Oct 02 2000 - 17:34:07 MDT