Re: Singularity Blindness

From: Mike Lorrey (
Date: Wed Oct 24 2001 - 12:02:29 MDT

Emlyn O'regan wrote:
> Mark Walker wrote:
> > Ideally, I suppose, we should be enrolling our children in
> > transhumanist kindergartens. What was it that the Jesuits
> > used to say? "Give
> > me a child until he is 15 and he is mine for life."
> >
> No no no!
> All we've should really have to do is to help our kids to think for
> themselves, and trust their own judgement. If they can do this successfully,
> and don't end up transhumanists, this is not a fault with the children!

Furthermore, I very much doubt that the Jesuits said that specifically
(or in the context that Mark implies). Some of the most free thinking
(and intelligent) individuals I've known have been Jesuit trained.

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