Re: Is Expecting Future Strangeness Our Essense?

Dan Clemmensen (
Mon, 18 Aug 1997 18:43:13 -0400

Robin Hanson wrote:
> Lots of people seem to sorta believe in a strange future, yet seem
> unwillling or unable to actually take the time to think seriously
> about it.
> But I wonder: is there any smart person out there who understands the
> sorts of arguements that lead us to expect strangeness, and yet who
> disagrees with our conclusion?
It's all a matter of degree, Robin. You understand my arguments, but
you don't agree that the singularity will occur wihtin 9 years. :-)