Re: Will Gods be Lonely? [was Re: NANO: Custom molecules (gulp!)]
Sun, 28 Nov 1999 10:44:40 EST
In a message dated 11/28/1999 10:16:14 AM Eastern Standard Time,
> I agree that this has the odor of being an altruistic "nice" idea.
> But, can anyone paint me a picture of themselves post-uploading with
> clear descriptions of what they intend to do (potentially by themselves)
> for the next trillion years?
I suspect that even narcissism has its limits over gigantic amounts of time.
Perhaps they would create beings in sub-universes to interact with? Interact
may also include create and destroy; just to entertain. Also, is there a
known neurological brain-fuction that generates boredom? Perhaps an
Uber-Being with no such neurological modulus (or its non-carbon analog) would
ever get bored?