Death of Leisure? (was Re: Trans-extropian principles)

Robin Hanson (
Tue, 30 Jul 96 10:17:06 PDT

Tim Freeman writes:
>This has immediate consequences. If you think things will get
>competitive eventually, you can start learning how to compete now.
>Since we are a social animal, tying to be intelligently social is part
>of this.
>If you think things will be loose and have lots of room for leisure
>for the indefinite future, you might as well go have fun now.

Just because things will get competitive doesn't mean you can't have
fun indefinitely if you choose. Just get rich enough before the
transition, and resist the urge to spend it all or copy yourself.

Robin Hanson