Re: Singularity-worship

E. Shaun Russell (
Mon, 2 Dec 1996 18:49:42 -0800 (PST)

On 02/12/96, Eliezer wrote:

>There's no use in discussing anything, anything at all, that takes place
>in a world where there are transhumans.
>You've never been faced with anything smarter than you were so you >cannot
possibly appreciate what it is like.
>In conclusion, remember that I might not be right, but if I say you're
>wrong, you're almost certainly wrong.

Perhaps you should have stayed on the prozac. As far as I can see,
you are an arrogant bastard...and that's putting it nicely. Just one
question, Eliezer: in your rose-tinted world, is there such a thing as
'consideration'? If not, I think your condition is drastically greater than
you might expect (though that is bound to be naught).

Ingredi...but not Externus

-E. Shaun Russell

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-Cautiously realistic, yet dynamically optimistic-