Re: Goo prophylaxis:consensus

Nicholas Bostrom (
Fri, 5 Sep 1997 16:54:53 +0000

Forrest Bishop wrote:

> It takes much less effort to colonize a new star system than to
> obliterate
> every competing intelligence or SI in one particular system. Once such
> a
> colony is established, it is much easier to defend it than to attack
> it.

...which supports the claim that the smart stategy is to prevent the
rivals from arising, here on earth, in the first place.
Nicholas Bostrom