Re: >H Re: transhuman-digest V1 #562

From: Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (
Date: Sun Jan 09 2000 - 16:02:03 MST

Bryan Moss wrote:
> The space of indifference (towards
> us, a tiny spec in this cosmos) is far greater than the
> space of good or bad, thus more appropriate (although still
> conservative) figures might be 10% good, 80% indifferent,
> and 10% bad. With indifference we're very likely to be used
> for spare atoms, I'm going to say 90% likely.

If the Powers are that hungry, why didn't the first sentient species to
transcend eat the Universe? *Bzzzt* Fermi Paradox.

           Eliezer S. Yudkowsky
Typing in Dvorak         Programming with Patterns  Writing in Gender-neutral
Voting for Libertarians  Heading for Singularity    There Is A Better Way

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