Re: Who Owns The Singularity? (was: how shall the singularity takeoff?) -- law

From: J. R. Molloy (
Date: Mon Dec 31 2001 - 08:01:41 MST

From: "Reason" <>
> Laws, as they stand right now, don't work as they are intended to.

I think that depends on who's doing the intending, doesn't it?
The people who own the law (or think they do) will try to make it do what they
Ever has it been so... and likewise, the people who own the singularity (or
think they do) will try to make it do what they want... and if they can't make
it do what they want, then they will try to make it illegal.

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Useless hypotheses, etc.:
 consciousness, phlogiston, philosophy, vitalism, mind, free will, qualia,
analog computing, cultural relativism, GAC, Cyc, Eliza, cryonics, individual
uniqueness, ego, human values, scientific relinquishment, malevolent AI,
non-sensory experience, SETI

We move into a better future in proportion as science displaces superstition.

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