From: Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Aug 08 2006 - 23:40:25 MDT
H C wrote:
> I think this is an awesome blog post (as usual). I think this kind of
> discussion is becoming increasingly important... war is all around us.
> While I believe it is unlikely war will significantly affect the arrival
> of the Singularity, I also think it's extremely important to avoid
> another Holocaust (or worse) before the Singularity. Radical Islam is an
> incredibly dangerous meme that is undergoing explosive growth right now.
> The extremists are like HIV and Earth is showing the early symptoms of
> And you know we have no technology capable of countering such a powerful
> virus right now, only a radiation treatment that involves a lot of
> collateral damage.
> But that is all a political digression...
You're correct, it is, and not appropriate to SL4.
-- Eliezer S. Yudkowsky http://intelligence.org/ Research Fellow, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence
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