Re: practical extropy

From: J. R. Molloy (
Date: Sun Sep 23 2001 - 18:29:40 MDT

> comments by Stephen Hawking to the effect that the human race is in danger
> being "taken over" by machine intelligence should prompt responsible
> extropians to formulate more reasonable perspectives on this issue.

That's why I wrote The Myth of the Monstrous Machine

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

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

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