Re: Post-Singularity Trade (was: Sysops, volition, and opting out)

From: Christian L. (
Date: Fri Aug 17 2001 - 16:55:44 MDT

>At 7:43 PM +0000 8/16/01, Christian L. wrote:
>>My argument was: given a wish-granting Sysop, there would be
>>virtually no trade among the citizens. Do you agree to this

So we agree, good.

>>>Until I see a
>>>compelling reason why the Sysop would *have* to offer wish granting
>>>services, I will not write about it formally.
>>Well, he doesn't *have* to do anything, but I assumed that
>>wish-granting was a Friendly thing to do.
>I suspect that the net result might be unFriendly, but we'll see.

Interesting point, I'll make sure to read your paper when it's out.


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