From: Ben Goertzel (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Sep 12 2002 - 21:04:47 MDT
Actually I feel like we've beaten the poor dude's message into the ground...
I'm gonna plunge back into the Maple program I've been working on (which
computes some statistics about the topology of concept-space: quite fun!)
> -----Original Message-----
> From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On Behalf
> Of Cliff Stabbert
> Sent: Thursday, September 12, 2002 7:59 PM
> To: Ben Goertzel
> Subject: Re: META: Sept. 11 and Singularity
> Thursday, September 12, 2002, 9:32:26 PM, Ben Goertzel wrote:
> >> GK Uploaded wrote:
> >> >
> >> > I spent a good deal of the day yesterday -- 9/11 --
> >> > mulling over the hope that the Singularity will, among
> >> > other things, give Humans -- as Trans-Humans? -- the
> >> > ability to finally achieve Immortality (in a world where
> >> > we've "licked" Cancer, and Political Upheaval, World Hunger,
> >> > etc. etc...)
> >> That's it. That's my reply. I'm not going to say any of the things I
> >> want to say. Either you see it for yourself, or you don't.
> BG> Yes, I see what you were reacting to; and I wish you hadn't reacted as
> BG> strongly as you had.
> Ben, can you clarify for me (and perhaps others who can't follow) what
> you see there?
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