From: "Brian D Williams" <email@example.com>
> I remember an article about something like this about 30 years ago
> in popular science or popular mechanics, and of course it's word
> for word out of Heinlein's "Starship Troopers".
Yes, now that the world has been properly prepared by decades of sf, it's
about time that the real thing begins to emerge.
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Useless hypotheses, etc.:
consciousness, phlogiston, philosophy, vitalism, mind, free will, qualia,
analog computing, cultural relativism, GAC, Cyc, Eliza, cryonics, individual
uniqueness, ego, human values, scientific relinquishment, malevolent AI
We move into a better future in proportion as science displaces superstition.
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