Re: Singularity-worship

Eugene Leitl (
Tue, 10 Dec 1996 00:21:23 +0100 (MET)

On Mon, 9 Dec 1996, Peter C. McCluskey wrote:

> If I am healthy enough that I will probably survive until uploading
> is possible, might it not be better to conserve my wealth and

Uh, do you intend to live 50 more years? 80? 150? Upon what do you base this
conviction that uploading will come just in time? But, ah, we will have
nanotechnology in 15 years. Make it 10. Why not tomorrow? Who cares whether
nanotech is physically feasible, the Singularity will cure it all. No,
it is not a religion. Why do you ask?

> wait 5 years before deciding whether there is an uploading-related
> investment that will help me more than a cryopreservation investment?