Re: Trans- vs. Non-human

Jacob Costello (
Sat, 7 Dec 1996 20:53:46 -0600 (CST)

> Excuse me! I'm working for a better future, which happens to involve
> the total extinction of the human race, albeit not the death of any
> individual human per se.

Do you mean no humans will survive? There are going to be a lot more
people than just the amish who have no desire to transcend. Probably a
majority won't want to, especially if nano has already defeated the mean old
grim reaper. Are the laggards to be squashed like bugs?

> --
> Eliezer S. Yudkowsky
> Disclaimer: Unless otherwise specified, I'm not telling you
> everything I know.

jake costello