Re: Artificial Reality

From: Miriam English (
Date: Mon Jul 09 2001 - 10:17:21 MDT

At 11:28 PM 08/07/2001 -0700, you wrote:

>You see, humans out rank animals, but mega-wealth outranks humans, and AI out
>ranks everything. That's the real world, IMO.

The first two are sadly true, but the third is only temporarily true. It
will cease to be as soon as AIs become at all common. Then human xenophobia
will ensure AIs rank below us in the human-centered scale of universal

In fact I have a feeling also that mega-wealth's high rank is weakening.
There is this scent in the breeze of late... Do you hear it whispered from
time to time?... what the world could be if money went back to being just
trading tokens...

         - Miriam

Q. What is the similarity between an elephant and a grape?
A. They are both purple... except for the elephant.
Virtual Reality Association

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