Re: The Great Filter

Robin Hanson (
Mon, 19 Aug 96 11:39:25 PDT writes:
> Robin Hanson wrote:
> >No question that you could still "grow" and learn by using
> >a bounded amount of computational hardware for an unbounded
> >time.
> What do you mean? If there are only finitely many states,
> you would sooner or later either come back to an earlier
> state or reach a stasis. So you mean that the bound is not
> on the number of states?

I grant your point. I was just trying to find a positive
interpretation of what you had said.

Robin Hanson