Re: Rebuild the World Trade Center

From: J. R. Molloy (
Date: Fri Sep 14 2001 - 11:10:09 MDT

From: "Anders Sandberg" <>
> we really
> need to debug the fight or flight response.

Best comment on this thread so far, and I would add that we need to displace
the fight or flight response with responsive intelligence. That would involve
removing a large chunk of what it means to be human, and replacing it with a
transhuman sub-system. This could involve drug therapy for millions, or it
could mean displacing human intelligence with machine intelligence. Whatever
it takes, it is necessary to remove the part of human intelligence which
causes the religious fanaticism that resulted in the September 11, 2001

Stay hungry,

--J. R.

Useless hypotheses, etc.:
 consciousness, phlogiston, philosophy, vitalism, mind, free will, qualia,
analog computing, cultural relativism, GAC, Cyc, Eliza, cryonics, individual
uniqueness, ego, human values

We won't move into a better future until we debunk religiosity, the most
regressive force now operating in society.

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