Re: Eurocracy (was Re: Immortality and Resources)

Anders Sandberg (
Sun, 9 Feb 1997 07:20:43 +0100 (MET)

On Sun, 9 Feb 1997, Max M (Not MORE... not less!) wrote:

> BTW i dont think that the spaceprogram is very important right now. It
> really ought to wait some decades before the technolgy is more refined.
> There's a huge conscience-implosion going on right now with most of the
> world focusing on the internet, multimedia, comunication, simulators, cad
> etc. All of wich will probably lead to some kind of singularity. So
> sometimes later we probably can fly to space in small private spacecrafts
> powerered with Drexler-like diamond engines. why not wait and let the
> explosion happen then?

Because singularities most likely are very dangerous and abrupt - it
might be a very good idea to have a sizeable part of mankind spread out
in case somebody for some reason comes up with goo or nasty SI.

Anders Sandberg Towards Ascension!
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