RE: FAQ Additions (Posthuman mind control)

Billy Brown (
Thu, 25 Feb 1999 07:27:01 -0600

Nick Bostrom wrote:
> den Otter wrote:
> > Better yet:
> >
> > In the first case, we should make sure that such entities are *us*.
> Yes, that would be nice. Especially if we could make sure that all of
> us (who wanted) could be an SI. It is less pleasant to
> imagine that just one or two persons in the world get to be in the
> first generation of SIs. Could we trust them?

What do you mean, "them"? How about a race - the last one over the top has to nursemaid the stay-behinds!

Billy Brown, MCSE+I