Re: Singularity vs. politics Re: omega-point-deity (was: from Italy about exi)

Date: Fri Jul 07 2000 - 13:29:14 MDT

In a message dated 7/7/00 11:47:47 AM Pacific Daylight Time, writes:

<< You can change the world a lot faster with a Singularity. Can you make an
 argument showing that it would be better to spend my time having political
 discussions, and generally "working within the system", rather than "playing
 a bit with computers" as you so unbiasedly put it? >>
That's assuming that Singularity actually arrives at the time and manner you
desire. It may take its own time for technical reasons. Certainly it may not
arrive all at once. Cool things like gestalt people with radio-telepathy (as
described by Freeman Dyson) might be a step along the road; rather then a
Vinge Explosion.

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