Ken Clements wrote:
> You may think you are working to be uploaded someday to preserve
> yourself, but actually, the memes are working
> to be uploaded, and in doing so will be able to escape the slow
> biological genes they have had to deal with over the last few hundred
> thousand years.
No, it's not the memes - it's actually the laws of physics.
The truth is, the mind just happened. Even memes just happened. Learn enough about how they work, and you can seize control - they aren't tuned to deal with reflexivity.
-- firstname.lastname@example.org Eliezer S. Yudkowsky http://pobox.com/~sentience/tmol-faq/meaningoflife.html Running on BeOS Typing in Dvorak Programming with Patterns Voting for Libertarians Heading for Singularity There Is A Better Way