From: Ben Goertzel (email@example.com)
Date: Sat Jan 26 2002 - 08:17:30 MST
I think 98-99% of the people in the world won't *believe* it's gonna
happen until after it already has...
> -----Original Message-----
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]On Behalf
> Of Christian L.
> Sent: Saturday, January 26, 2002 7:51 AM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Ethics and the Public
> Regarding the recent discussion about ethics and if/how the
> Singularity meme
> should be spread, I have two quick and direct questions for Eliezer (or
> anyone else whom it might concern):
> 1) Do you think that you have the ability to get a majority of the
> population of the world (or even 30-40%) to have positive
> feelings towards
> the Singularity, before the event?
> 2) If there is widespread condemnation and, say 98-99% of the
> people on the
> Earth did not want the Singularity to happen, how will this change your
> work? Would you consider abandoning the project altogether?
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