H Preserve? 2

Twink (neptune@mars.superlink.net)
Wed, 26 Nov 1997 20:09:00 -0500 (EST)

At 01:49 PM 11/26/97 +0300, Eugene Leitl <eugene@liposome.genebee.msu.su>
>> There is so much space, I don't think this is so. I want out of this
>Twink doesn't think so, but will Twink++? Can Twink give any meaningful
>statements about Twink++, or, for that matter, Anders++, X++, Y++?

Yes, but by the same token, can you? I can only look at what is most
prudent now and decide on that basis -- hopefuly, being broadminded
enough to be flexible.

>> gravity well. Earth can left to preposthumans -- er, humans.:)
>> That might solve the accidental death scenario, provided the >Hs
>> buy onto it. I, for one, would not want to wait around to find out.
>Several significantly superrealtime Mminds are a damn dynamic society.
>Transcension may occur within very short time periods, possibly less time
>than it takes for you to purchase a ticket to LEO. I don't think we will
>have a significant number of humans out of the gravity well living
>sustainably by 2030/2040. Besides, technosphere may expand hard at the
>light cone's limits. Get lost, in space? Might not be a viable

Perhaps, but I fear all of this might be overoptimistic. Also, I have this
fear about waiting for things like >H to happen. I'd rather do than be
done to. Progress is, sadly or no, optional.

Daniel Ust