Re: Blatant deathism at

From: Technotranscendence (
Date: Tue Jan 25 2000 - 23:06:18 MST

On Tuesday, January 25, 2000 4:23 PM Eliezer S. Yudkowsky wrote:
> The tendency to rationalize the sucky parts of life is definitely
> something that it has come time for our civilization to cast off. Now
> that we can clearly see how to solve *all* the problems of the world,
> there is absolutely no excuse for hypnotizing ourselves into believing
> it doesn't hurt.

I agree with the spirit of this comment, but I would add that
rationalization is bad no matter what time it is. It was not right 100
years ago and I dare say it won't be right 100 years from now.


Daniel Ust, atheist and immortalist hopeful
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