Re: Bitten by NIMBY, CA power system goes socialist...

From: Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (
Date: Thu Jan 11 2001 - 16:39:09 MST

Russell Whitaker wrote:
> >From: "Terry Donaghe" <>
> [SNIP]
> >There was one of those silly charts on The Onion a few months ago along the
> >lines of What To Do About the Energy Crisis...
> >
> >One of the answers was "Build 70 more nuke plants and move on to more
> >interesting problems."
> >
> >Damn straight!
> Here, here! This falls into the category of "Intending
> To Be Funny, But Unintentionally Seriously Right On",

Probably not unintentionally. The Onion has been known to engage in acts
of transhumanist content - I'm thinking particularly of "I Believe the
Robots Are Our Future" and "Millions and Millions Dead".

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Eliezer S. Yudkowsky
Research Fellow, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence

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