From: "Jim Fehlinger" <email@example.com>
> those whose serotonin levels are pitched to a lower key, the
> thought of being "absorbed" must be at least a disquieting as
> the prospect of taking a new job with a really nasty
> consulting company :->
I should think that lower levels of serotonin would do little to enlighten
one concerning what to expect in terms of nastiness from job absorption
(or absorbing jobs). The cause/effect relationship of serotonin levels to
the degree one feels absorbed in one's job have not, AFAIK, been
> Oh yes, and Moravec also adds (in the section "Coddling Earth"
> on p. 154): "The genteel earthling lifestyle cannot last
> forever. Sooner or later something in the exponentially
> developing Ex ecology will come back to bite."
The sooner the better, because the genteel earthling lifestyle has put too
many to sleep too long.
Useless hypotheses: consciousness, phlogiston, philosophy, vitalism, mind,
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