Re: The All-Purpose Nanite (was Re: "Cyberpower" and futur)

Eliezer Yudkowsky (
Thu, 28 Nov 1996 23:27:17 -0600

> There is something called the free market which is every man is out for
> themselves. You're making it sound like a religion? You meantioned a soul
> and that you are a student of the singularity as if it were a superior
> being. Lets not get religious about the singularity. Please! You may
> consider me heartless and cruel but thats life for yah! The free market is
> heartless and cruel and nothing can stop that so live with it. You sound
> like a bleeding heart liberal attempting to ease all pain and suffering on
> the planet. Come on, try to save the planet.

I am me. With that position comes certain responsibilities. I am a
student of the Singularity - not learning *from*, learning about. I'd
say I was dissecting the Singularity under the microscope, if I thought
it was possible. Reverence is evil because then you never know the
truth, and I've got to know the truth.

--       Eliezer S. Yudkowsky

Disclaimer:  Unless otherwise specified, I'm not telling you
everything I know.