Re: Posthuman Politics

From: Dan Clemmensen (
Date: Mon Oct 15 2001 - 17:35:32 MDT

Eliezer S. Yudkowsky wrote:

> Actually, I'm quantitative and probabilistic. So I express ETS (estimated
> time to Singularity) as a curve peaking at 2008-2010 and falling off to
> below 5% at 2005 and 2020, assuming world events go on more or less as
> usual (no nuclear war, no Baylor Jihad). That's in a world with a
> Singularity Institute, though.

I'm unfamiliar with the Baylor Jihad. Is it anything like the
Butlerian Jihad of Frank Herbert's "Dune"?


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