Re: Them memes, they be ariding.

Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (
Wed, 29 Sep 1999 18:01:46 -0500

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.

           Eliezer S. Yudkowsky
Running on BeOS           Typing in Dvorak          Programming with Patterns
Voting for Libertarians   Heading for Singularity   There Is A Better Way