Re: Posthuman Politics

From: Spike Jones (
Date: Sun Oct 14 2001 - 23:31:05 MDT

> Spike Jones wrote: I know we already have terminology such
> > as hard take-off, gradual, The Spike, etc. In fact I think there is
> > a website that has all of that. {Where?}

"Eliezer S. Yudkowsky" wrote:

> <sound of forehead dropping to desk with dull thump>

Owwwww... {8^D Hey whats it with the Atlanta crew? Do you guys
stay up all night? Its past midnight back there.

> Okay, I admitted I expected comments like this from a few people, but not
> from Spike!

Eli, you know Ive gone full circle about 20 times on the singularity.
Im as baffled now as ever.

> Everyone repeat after me: "Knowing how to plan for an 8-year cutoff time
> does not mean that I am restricted to planning for an 8-year cutoff time...

OK got it. Now where is that singularity terminology site? I think
you may have posted it before.

> Of course, planning for beyond 2030 is IMHO pretty silly, unless it's a
> nuclear war or Baylor Jihad scenario.

I think we argued this about 3 yrs ago. Ill check the archives.

> But I actually do try to visualize nuclear war scenarios...

I thy not to. spike

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