Re: When you can't help but spread the meme

From: Damien Broderick (
Date: Mon Feb 04 2002 - 20:01:07 MST

At 05:37 PM 1/31/02 -0500, Gordon Worley wrote:

>When it comes to the Singularity meme, I'm pretty conservative
>propagator. If someone asks, I'll tell, and if someone comes to my
>Website, they can read. But, I don't go out and try on purpose to get
>people excited about it for various reasons

I make my living out of it. Next month, I'll be paid decently to give a
keynote address on the prospects of extended longevity and the Singularity
and all to the annual conference of Aussie Rotarians, not a body known for
their SL4ness. I send people who ask to my books, of course, but if they
have access to the Web I usually suggest a quick look at the essay `Tearing
Toward the Spike' which is now at:

Feel free to pass the word...

 Dr Damien Broderick / Senior Fellow, Department of English with Cultural
           University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010, AUSTRALIA
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