> If any of us are going to make it to
> trans/post humanity, some of us are going to have to be left behind. Cruel
> sounding, but that's life.
If I can rewrite the entire planet on the molecular level, I can deal with human stupidity as well. Nobody *has* to be left behind. The only real question is whether ethics requires that everyone be given the *option* of staying behind.
-- firstname.lastname@example.org Eliezer S. Yudkowsky http://pobox.com/~sentience/tmol-faq/meaningoflife.html Running on BeOS Typing in Dvorak Programming with Patterns Voting for Libertarians Heading for Singularity There Is A Better Way