Adrian Tymes wrote:
> If things take a turn for the much worse, we could set up a refuge in
> space with very little possibility of those who would hunt us down
> being able to touch us once we are there.
A space-distributed species with self-sufficient colonies, especially
colonies outside Earth orbit, is significantly less vulnerable to a number
of existential risks, including bioplagues or nanotechnological warfare.
Though the species may still suffer extreme casualties.
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Eliezer S. Yudkowsky http://singinst.org/
Research Fellow, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence
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