I'm still looking for a really good definition of what a singleton
is (maybe I will finally have time to finish that paper this
Christman holiday?). However, I can say this about the concept I had
And finally, why bother about what happens after the singularity (if indeed there will be one)? Eliezer thinks that it can take care of itself. Well, I think that for all we know, several different post-singularity paths may be possible, and which one will actually be real might depend on human choices between today and the final moments before the singularity. We therefore want to understand what the possibilities are so we can try to bring about the one we like best.
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