Re: life extension advocacy plans ---> optimism vrs pessimism vrs playing it safe

From: Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (
Date: Tue Jul 10 2001 - 22:16:14 MDT

Reason wrote:
> But anyway, I digress. None of that is going to come about if a cure for
> aging doesn't happen relatively soon, and sitting down and waiting isn't
> going to make that happen any sooner.

The Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence is not currently
planning to sit around and wait. Our institutional purpose is to operate
the research project that will be the proximate cause of the Singularity.
We can hardly be accused of a passive attitude.

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Eliezer S. Yudkowsky
Research Fellow, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence

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