Brian Atkins wrote:
> Eugene Leitl wrote:
> > Brian Atkins writes:
> > > You must be suffering some serious cognitive dissonance about now, since
> > > your chosen area of study is exactly the thing that may open Pandora's box
> > > so to speak. And it isn't just us- you've got your favorite de Garis who
> > Sure, but we'll need that hardware for human uploads, and this is
> > about the only thing which can save our ass on the long run. I'm not
> > to be held responsible (notice the relatively (and
> > uncharacteristically) radical attitude towards misuse of certain
> > technologies as demonstrated in recent sequence of posts) if that
> > hardware is to be put to wrong use by irresponsible people. (And,
> > yeah, fat chance for me actually having any measurable impact, so
> > nyanya).
> This is hilarious (scary?), the dissonance has already kicked in apparently
> such that you are rationalizing away your responsibility. Shades of the
> scientists working on the original A-bomb perhaps?
Looks pretty darn realistic to me. Or were you just counter-punching as
a debating tactic?
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