Re: Introducing the Singularity

From: Rafael Anschau (
Date: Fri Nov 10 2000 - 12:55:31 MST

yep. It would be great if sobebody developed a memetic
system to bring them to our side. As far as I can tell,
transforming HS kids into fans of the singularity would require TREMENDOUS
memetic effort. But who knows....
The possibility exists.

------Original Message------
From: =?iso-8859-1?Q?Joaquim_Almgren_G=E2ndara?= <>
To: <>
Sent: October 31, 2000 9:05:56 PM GMT
Subject: Re: Introducing the Singularity

Eliezer wrote:
> Incidentally, if at first you don't succeed - give up!

I don't quite agree with this. The effects of the Singularity will affect
these people too -- shouldn't we put some effort into at least trying to
make them understand that it could be a good thing? Won't the Singularrity
have rather negative effects on a race that is more or less unprepared?
Although it is a cliche -- let's face it, those high school kids are the

- Joaquim Gāndara

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