From: Алексей Турчин (email@example.com)
Date: Thu Aug 02 2007 - 10:29:43 MDT
Recently we have apoximalty similar dicussion in Russian transhuman asociation, there we discused should we push our ideas to the governent - оr it is dangerous, and this is my opinion, because the goverment could eventually understand them.
The nuclear race started fom the letter of Albert Einstein to the president of US, but the AI race would be complet nightmare.
By other hand - a small group of AI constractors will be something as international terrorists, if goverment will understand what we are really going to do... because no goverments are planned for Singularity world.
We should expect that all world goverments as well as large corporation will be so stupid, and only we will be clever gues. Sooner or later they will understand:(
From: "Byrne Hobart" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Thu, 2 Aug 2007 11:51:47 -0400
Subject: Re: Re: A very surreal day
> >We have a very hard time convincing technophiles of
> >the benefits of the Singularity (see
> >Cory Doctorow). How are we going to convince
> >government bureaucrats, even if we wanted two?
> One line from Doctorow's essay caught my attention:
> >Singularity mysticism
> >blithely denies all The Singularity's
> >improbabilities because The
> >Singularity would be really cool.
> More true than he realizes: religious heavens are terminally boring (if
> heaven is an eternity spent ecstatically praising your lord, then, as
> Christopher Hitchens points out, we already have heaven on earth, and it's
> called North Korea).
> I do think the Singularity is worth pursuing because it's good and cool, and
> I don't see why Doctorow can knock it for being different from other
> eschatologies even though the difference is an improvement.
Посетите мой Живой Журнал www.livejournal.com/users/turchin - и узнайте то, что я думаю прямо сейчас - и ещё то, что хотел сказать вам, но не успел :)
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