Interactions between downloaded and flesh-and-blood humans after the Singularity

From: Wayne Hayes (
Date: Fri Feb 01 2002 - 11:54:00 MST

On Wed, 23 Jan 2002 20:17:05, Eugene Leitl wrote:
>On Wed, 23 Jan 2002, Wayne Hayes wrote:
>> ...Then you
>> spend a month (or a year) of subjective time pondering the question
>> posed to you, and then get back to your client with an answer before
>> they've had time to finish their coffee.

>You do not interact meaningfully with a statue-littered landscape. By
>means other than bulldozering it, I mean.

I hope this attitude isn't common among those who wish to download
themselves into AIs. Unless it was a joke, you're advocating
contemptuous genocide of those who decide to remain in flesh-and-blood
form. Are you saying that you'll regard flesh-and-blood humans with
about the same empathy as you do insects or bacteria today?

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