Re: After the Singularity
Wed, 23 Jul 97 01:57:27 GMT

In response to Mitchell Porter
> The consequences of the Singularity depend on what is done with
> those technologies; what does *that* depend on?
Anders Sandebrg wrote:

Yes. Or more unambigously: desires. And then we can take a step
further, and ask: Which desires? I can be argued that
it will the *higher-order* desires of the influential persons in
the society wherein the first SI is developed that will fix and
determine all the future evolution of in a growing sphere centered
around earth. See the section about Values and Social Attractors
in my paper Predictions from Philosophy? at

Nicholas Bostrom