Re: Pascal's Wager

Anders Sandberg (
08 Dec 1998 13:13:36 +0100

"Zenarchy" <> writes:

> A Super Intelligence (or a Lao Tzu, or a Siddhartha Gautama) wins Pascal's
> Wager by becoming a god.

Very well put.

Is it just me, or doesn't it look like there is ample room for an interesting synthesis of transhumanist thinking with some of the eastern philosophical systems without having to throw important things like critical thinking and empiricism overboard (as you often have to do when trying it with western religions)?

Anders Sandberg                                      Towards Ascension!                  
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