From: Russell Wallace (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Aug 08 2006 - 07:19:48 MDT
On 8/8/06, Ben Goertzel <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> In other words, it's a lot easier to convince educated, open-minded,
> non-religious people that
> "The Singularity is Coming ... Eventually ... If Humanity Doesn't
> Destroy Itself First"
> than that
> "The Singularity is Near"
> And while these two propositions are not that far off in terms of
> intellectual content, they are pretty far off in terms of pragmatic
I agree completely, and will add that the reason for the above is that the
first proposition is much more likely to be true :)
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