Date: Tue Jan 22 2008 - 18:59:36 MST
On Jan 22, 2008 5:41 PM, Vladimir Nesov <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Jan 23, 2008 2:55 AM, Randall Randall <email@example.com> wrote:
> > On Jan 22, 2008, at 5:44 PM, BillK wrote:
> > > Besides, there is no requirement that a future posthuman civilization
> > > will have such archaic hangovers that we might recognise as
> > > 'individuals'.
> > Speed of light implies individuals. I think it more likely
> > that there would be nothing we'd recognize as "society" than
> > "individuals".
> What if you have a more or less uniform strap of thinking computronium
> lightyears long?
Then the optimum organization of agency would be a fractal
distribution over that length (but you really should be talking
radius, not "length.")
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