Re: You Know You've Been Thinking About The Singularity Too Long When...

From: Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (
Date: Sun Apr 14 2002 - 19:49:40 MDT

#2: Units of time and human lives are freely convertible inside your head.
For example, you watch the World Trade Center collapse and you automatically
convert 5000 casualties (the original estimate IIRC) to "around fifty
minutes" inside your head.

Not very pleasant, I know, but true.

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Eliezer S. Yudkowsky
Research Fellow, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence

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