> With respect to Dr.'s Cirkovic and Bostrom, I never bought their argument. I
> rather, hold with the notion, as does Kurzweil, that nothing stands up to
> technological life, over an extended period, not even physical laws. We may
> indeed obtain FTL ships, or mechanisms, or beams to manipulate extremely
> remote, areas of the universe-but certainly not by the 23rd or 24th centuries
> (sorry Trekies).
Assuming even the slowest path to Singularity it is almost a
certainty that we will
have FTL ships well before that if they are possible at all.
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